Promoting Reunion: Cross-strait Joint Painting, Rebuilding a New Peak of Contemporary Culture and Art
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Creation launch ceremony of New Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains and 1st Summit of Contemporary Chinese Art were held at the bank of Fuchun River on June 27th, 2010.

 

Creation launch ceremony of New Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains and 1st Summit of Contemporary Chinese Art were held at the bank of Fuchun River on June 27th, 2010.

On June 27th, 2010, initiator of Asian View of Life Hongmao Holding and China General Chamber of Commerce jointly invited 8 prestigious painting masters Chairman of China Artists Association Liu Dawei, Famous Ink and Water Painter Li Qimao (Taiwan), President of China National Academy of Painting Yang Xiaoyang, Famous Landscape Painter Kong Zhongqi, Famous Portrait Painter Wu Shanming, Famous Landscape Painter Bai Zongren (Taiwan), Famous Landscape Painter Zhang Song and Song Bosong to attend the formal launch ceremony of creation plan of New Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains at the bank of Fuchun River where Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains was painted. On the same day, Summit of Contemporary Chinese Art was also held with a theme of rebuilding a new peak of contemporary culture and art.

Driven by a sense of mission of inheriting Chinese culture and implementing responsibilities of Chinese nation, based on deep discovery and comprehension on the historic, cultural and artistic connotation deposited in Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains, Hongmao Holding started the creation plan of New Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains. The new creation has inherited Huang Gongwang’s creation spirits and reflected common national heritages across the Strait --- new realm of contemporary Chinese painting. Moreover, the new creation is a proactive response to Premier Wen Jiabao’s initiative that the two handscrolls of Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains and the cross-strait soils should have reunions. The reunion of Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains as well as all-round exchange and blending of cross-strait culture have also been promoted through cross-strait joint painting.

Experts and scholars from different circles attended this event. They were Deputy Director CPPCC Economic Committee and President of China General Chamber of Commerce Zhang Zhigang, Vice Chairman of China Federation of Literary and Art Circles and Chairman of China Artists Association Liu Dawei, Managing Secretary of Secretariat and Deputy Chairman of Zhejiang Provincial Federation of Literary Lin Xiaofeng, Deputy Director of Hangzhou National People’s Congress and Secretary General of Xiling Seal Club Chen Zhenlian, Secretary of the CPC Fuyang Municipal Committee and Director of the Standing Committee of the NPC Xu Wenguang, Famous Singaporean Architect and Chief Designer of Singapore Pavilion of 2010 Shanghai World Expo Tan Key Ngee, Famous Architecture Critic and Independent International Curator Fang Zhenning, cross-strait creation team of New Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains. The attended experts and scholars spoke highly of the noble theme and significance of this event. Chairman of China Artists Association Liu Dawei took the initiative of starting creation by writing inscription on the scroll for New Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains, which also meant the start of the creation launch ceremony of New Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains.

When it came to the Summit of Contemporary Chinese Art, painting masters, art critics, architects and architecture critics had sufficient and wonderful dialogs about various issues. The relationship between the location where Huang Gongwang lived at his later years and Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains, repainting a new version of Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains in the modern times, heritages and creations of traditional Chinese painting, blending of Chinese painting and architecture art became hot topics in the dialogs. As the host of the summit, Secretary General of Xiling Seal Club Chen Zhenlian summed up the significance of this event that a legend of a famous painting; a display of regional culture beyond time and space; all-round investment from many masters and celebrities; wish and affection of a nation; an eternal cultural topic. All these comments unveiled the terminal significance of this event very well.

 

Eight Painters

All are famous masters: 8+1 cross-strait painting and calligraphy masters jointly paint a new version of Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains.

For the sake of painting New Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains, Hongmao Holding invited prestigious cross-strait painting and calligraphy masters to jointly paint New Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains: Vice Chairman of China Federation of Literary and Art Circles and Chairman of China Artists Association Liu Dawei, President of China National Academy of Painting and Famous Portrait Painter Yang Xiaoyang, Professor of China Academy of Art and Doctoral Tutor and Famous Landscape Painter Kong Zhongqi, Professor of China Academy of Art and Doctoral Tutor and Famous Portrait Painter Wu Shanming, Chairman of Anhui Artists Association and Famous Landscape Painter Zhang Song, President of Jiangnan Painting and Calligraphy Academy and Famous Landscape Painter Song Bosong, two masters from Taiwan --- President of Taiwan Chinese Painting Institute and Famous Painter of Ink and Wash Painting Li Qimao, Secretary General of Taiwan Chinese Painting Institute and Famous Landscape Painter Bai Zongren, Honorary Chairman of Chinese Calligraphers Association and Famous Calligrapher and Art Critic Shen Peng. The new painting was painted with a very cautious and careful attitude by the 8+1 painting team made up of best maters across the Strait. In the painting process, times of investigation, idea collection on site, sketching, research, discussion of painting technique and discussion of painting layout were done. All these efforts brought with a successful creation of the brand new painter masterwork finally.

[Editor] Elemy Liu

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