The artworks Prelude to Water Melody Series (水调歌头) were created in 1998. This is the one of the three paintings. It depicted a period of time when China is in the progress of economic reform and opening-up, which was initiated by the third generation of leadership group lead by Jiang Zemin. Based on this historical event, the oil painting conveyed the information that under the leadership of the party, the people of the whole country will be united, and strive for the best, in order to achieve great victory in the construction of Chinese-style socialism.


  • Title: Prelude to Water Melody Series
  • Creator: Zhang Xiaoming, Jiao Xiaojian, Cai Feng
  • Date: 1998
  • Provenance: Museum of Contemporary Art of CAA
  • Type: oil painting
  • Creator nationality: China
  • Creator gender: male


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