Exhibition in Anhui hails healing power of art

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Lin Fengmian, one of the preeminent artists of modern China, once said art would soothe all the pains of life and bring peace to human society.

Rest and Unlimited, an exhibition now on at the Minerva Gallery in Hefei, East China's Anhui province, examines art as it embodies collective memories and emotions, healing people's mental stress and reconnecting them, especially in the pandemic period.

The exhibition, running through Oct 13, gathers works by three artists who present distinctive working methods and share a common concern for mental well-being and how art can evoke spiritual power.

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