China's national museum opens Karl Marx exhibition

Updated 2018-05-06 10:16:01

A sculpture of Karl Marx (R) sitting next to Friedrich Engels is displayed at "The Power of Truth", an exhibition marking the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth, at the National Museum of China in Beijing, capital of China, May 5, 2018. The exhibition was opened here on Saturday. It features Marx's life, sinicized Marxism and Marxism-themed contemporary art. [Photo/Xinhua]

The National Museum of China on Saturday opened an exhibition to mark the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth.

"The Power of Truth" features Marx's life, sinicized Marxism and Marxism-themed contemporary art.

On display are manuscripts by Marx, Engels, Lenin; documents, books, photos; and 70 Marxism-themed art pieces.

The exhibition was sponsored by the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, a history research institute under the department and China Federation of Literary and Art Circles.

The exhibition will run for three months.

People visit "The Power of Truth", an exhibition marking the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth, at the National Museum of China in Beijing, capital of China, May 5, 2018. The exhibition was opened here on Saturday. It features Marx's life, sinicized Marxism and Marxism-themed contemporary art.[Photo/Xinhua]

A man looks at exhibits displayed at "The Power of Truth", an exhibition marking the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth, at the National Museum of China in Beijing, capital of China, May 5, 2018. The exhibition was opened here on Saturday. It features Marx's life, sinicized Marxism and Marxism-themed contemporary art. [Photo/Xinhua]

Two visitors look at a 3D presentation of Karl Marx's work "Capital" displayed at "The Power of Truth", an exhibition marking the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth, at the National Museum of China in Beijing, capital of China, May 5, 2018. The exhibition was opened here on Saturday. It features Marx's life, sinicized Marxism and Marxism-themed contemporary art.[Photo/Xinhua]

People look at Marxism-themed contemporary art pieces displayed at "The Power of Truth", an exhibition marking the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth, at the National Museum of China in Beijing, capital of China, May 5, 2018. The exhibition was opened here on Saturday. It features Marx's life, sinicized Marxism and Marxism-themed contemporary art.[Photo/Xinhua]

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