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or let their children go,” says Yao Xiaofeng, director of the series. “That’s why we include all the possible scenarios they may face.”

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tel drawings. As a result, Lian Yiqin, who was one of his students, developed a keen interest in the art form.

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Lian later passed this passion for pastel art to his son Lian Fang, a Shanghai-based painter.

Now, dozens of Lian Fang’s pastel works, mostly portraits, are being sh

own at an exhibition, Pastel, at Beijing’s Ici Labas gallery, which runs through July 14.

Lian Fang’s paintings present the special charm of pastel drawing. Also, the pain】

ter has incorporated the style of liubai (leaving blanks) from classic Chinese painting into his creations.

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