"If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a movable feast." - "A Moveable Feast", Ernest Hemingway
Paris is like a lover full of artistic fragrance, which makes the artists deeply captivated. The lecturer Lin Ran started with the entrance of Sanyu in Paris in 1919 in the work-study basis. She talked about the three generations of France based Chinese artists in the past 100 years: Lin Fengmian,Chu TehChun, Zao WouKi and Sanyu before Peolple's Repubic of China; Huang Yongping, Shen Yuan, Yang Jiecang, Yan Peiming, Wang Du after the Chinese economic reform in 1980; a new generation of young artists, Gao Yan, Lin Feng, Chen Qing and Lin Ran, which are growing vigorously after 2000. From their similar experiences in Paris and different creations and life experiences, she talked about the profound influence that Paris and French culture, art, and philosophy have on Chinese contemporary art.