Gallery 10th Anniversary Exhibition at the UN Chinese Mission
Chinese Mission to the United Nations
September 25 - 30, 2002
The Elizabeth Wang Gallery held its first exhibition at the Chinese Mission during the Gallery's inagural year. It is therefore particularly fitting, and a special honor for the Gallery to celebrate its 10th Anniversary, once again at the Chinese Mission.
Ambassador Wang Yingfan hosted this special opening reception and exhibition. Mayor Michael Bloomberg sent his official congratulations, more than 300 distinguished guests attended.
Contemporary Chinese Paintings from the Collection of the Elizabeth Wang Gallery
Dowling College, Oakdale, New York
September 25, 1994
From left: Elizabeth B. Wang, Ambassador Zhang Weichao, Consul General of China, Professor David M. Lampton, President of the National Committee on United States-China Relations and Terry Townsend, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Dowling College.
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I.M. Pei and Mu Xin at the Gallery
June 16, 2005
The world renowned architect I. M. Pei meets with celebrated Chinese artist Mu Xin to share his appreciation of Mu Xin's artworks at the Elizabeth Wang Gallery.
"I have long been an admirer of the work of Mu Xin."
- I. M. Pei
"On behalf of the City of New York, I am pleased to recognize Ms. Wang for contributing so much to our great City for the past 10 years."
"New York City's cultural life is engergized by its diversity and I commend you for the tremendous contributions you have made to bring modern Chinese artwork to all our City's residents. It is always a pleasure to unite with people that share my commitment to the arts and maintaining New York City as the Cultural Capital of the World."
Michael R. Bloomberg
James D. Wolfensohn at the Gallery
December 17, 2007
Sir James D. Wolfensohn, Former President of the World Bank (left), and John W. Allen, Chairman of Greater China Corporation in front of Chen Chi's famous "Four Seasons" and the "Metropolitan Opera House" paintings.
"Chen Chi's painting of the Metropolitan Opera House has long been a faviorite of mine"
- James D. Wolfensohn
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David Rockefeller at the Gallery
January 11, 2001
The success of the Chen Chi exhibition at the Palace of Versaills was largerly due to the support of Mr. Rockefeller who sent his own art curator as an advisor to the presentation. Here he visits the Gallery for a private viewing of Chen Chi's "Four Seasons".
Ambassador Wang Yingfan at the Gallery
May 17, 2002
Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations, Wang Yingfan visited the Gallery prior to hosting a special exhibition celebrating Elizabeth Wang Gallery 10th Anniversary at the UN Chinese Mission.
Maurice R. Greenberg at the Gallery
June 25, 2002
"Hank" Greenberg has supported many cultural and educational programs involving China. One of the Gallery's artists Zhiyun Cong has been the recipient of a scholarship from the C.V. Starr Foundation, for which Mr. Greenberg serves as Chairman.
"A great Gallery, much success."
- Maurice R. Greenberg
Ambassador Li Zhaoxing and Chen Chi
at the Gallery
June 15, 2000
Chinese Ambassador to the United States, Li Zhaoxing visited the Gallery to congratulate Chen Chi on his up coming exhibition at the Palace of Versailles in France.
"Congratulations for your combined achievements in promoting global cultural exchange at such a high level."
- Li Zhaoxing