China Artists Association, Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Daily and the Alps Water-Ink Foundation based in Switzerland have jointly launched an art exhibition in the French town of Chamonix to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and France. The exhibition shows 40 works by 20 contemporary Chinese artists, including Liu Dawei, Wu Changjiang and Xu Qinsong. The works depict life and scenery of the Alps region. The show, called Summer of Mont Blanc, is held at the local Alps Museum. According to the artists' association, it hopes to introduce Chinese culture and art to the French public, and thus enhance mutual understanding between the two peoples.