wong tsz mei Art Blog
by tszmei , January 24, 2011—12:00 AM
3)Establishing an yardstick of successful modernization
This article could only afford an overview of related artistic developments in China through some works of several contemporary Chinese artists whose creations reflect their new aesthetic approaches depending on how much they apprehend Chinese culture. The artists being selected is from the book
Therefore Chinese art,especially landscape,is not just having an impetus of its own;it should perpetuate the lineage of Chinese culture and the artist should reveal the facility of manipulating brush and ink. Wang yuanqi spiritedly rendered his landscape with changeful lines and capabilities of subtle tonality;the manifold ingredients combined to form an organic whole as cognate with the protean vitality of nature. Therefore the rough sketched trees , the vegetation are vivified with the life-giving lines and dots;the pithy contours of the mountainous region aim directly at the hidden clockwork of nature,not just reflecting human experience by pure visual expression and spatial relations. In China, the landscape is a projection of the animated spirit consonance of a cultivated intelligentsia with nature. Efficacy or fribble of the innovation of National painting pivot on how far the artistic endeavors orient to the sustainable development of the cogent forces of a powful tradition.At present the glance over a handful of contemporary artists who were born not eariler than the fifties of 20 century, can just review what they have done in the courses of their persurations. An artist__™s invariable place of historic significant is a matter of posthumous reputation which could only be ascertained by the future critics and is beyond the scope of every commentary of the present age.