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In this year’s 2020, the second decade from the turn of the century in Beijing the Capital of China also the People’s Republic of China, in which is also the year of the rat, marking its six hundred years anniversary of the Forbidden city that marks the transitional point of in between the middle of the Ming Dynasty (1368- 1644) transitionally from Nanjing to Beijing towards the Qing Dynasty (1636-1644-1911) …. The Imperial Palace seen so many countless seasonally transitional equinoxes but further its six hundred years is iconic, but it’s five hundred ninety nine years it marks it Autumn Equinox…. In which it only took twelve years to build the same of the Daming Palace of The Tang Dynasty Xian Imperial Capital only it was least twenty times larger……

From September 1st to October 30th 2020 , 千古风流人物 ……A special exhibition of paintings and calligraphy on the theme of Su Shi from the Palace Museum is on display in Wenhua Hall. ……This time the Palace Museum held an exhibition with cultural relics as a carrier to show Su Shi’s artistic attainments and personality style. This is the first time that Su Shi is a well-known writer and artist in ancient my country. Because of its elegant life taste and open-minded attitude towards life, it exudes a unique personality charm. His art, thoughts and even the taste of life have had a profound impact on later generations, and he himself has become a highly admired model of literati.

When Su Dongpo was alive, he used countless poems, writings and paintings. However, it has been passed down for thousands of years, and it can be said to be as rare as a star and phoenix. It is treasured by the past. In later generations, the past generations have continued to perform deductive creations with Dongpo poems, calligraphy, and deeds, leaving behind many paintings and calligraphy works. The Palace Museum has a collection of Su Shi’s masterpieces of calligraphy, as well as some important works of Su Shi’s mentors and friends, as well as a large number of related art treasures that are influenced by Su Shi and reflect his artistic ideas. The collections span from the Northern Song Dynasty to modern times, and the categories cover calligraphy and painting, rubbings, artifacts, and rare books of ancient books. It is one of the museums with the most concentrated collection of paintings and calligraphy related to Su Shi. The exhibits in this exhibition are mainly from the collections of the Palace Museum, with a total of 78 sets of cultural relics on display, so that we can also see the eternal romance of Dongpo in future generations…

Su Shi 蘇軾 / 苏轼;8 January 1037 – 24 August 1101), courtesy name Zizhan (子瞻), art name Dongpo 東坡was a Chinese calligrapher, gastronome, painter, pharmacologist, poet, politician, and writer of the Song dynasty. A major personality of the Song era, Su was an important figure in Song Dynasty politics, aligning himself with Sima Guang and others, against the New Policy party led by Wang Anshi.

Su Shi is widely regarded as one of the most accomplished figures in classical Chinese literature, having produced some of the most well-known poems, lyrics, prose, and essays. Su Shi was famed as an essayist, and his prose writings lucidly contribute to the understanding of topics such as 11th-century Chinese travel literature or detailed information on the contemporary Chinese iron industry. His poetry has a long history of popularity and influence in China, Japan, and other areas in the near vicinity……

The special exhibition of Su Shi’s painting and calligraphy in the Palace Museum is divided into four units. The first unit “Legend of Victory, Kuaiyoupeng”, through the works of Su Shi and his teachers and friends, shows Su Shi’s circle of friends and the era he lives in. The second unit “Su Zi’s Poems Are like Paintings” shows Su Shi’s literary accomplishments through Su Shi’s poems and essays written by Su Shi and later calligraphers, and paintings created by later painters based on Su Shi’s poetry and essays. The third unit “I can’t make the calligraphy” shows Su Shi’s calligraphy art and its influence through Su Shi’s predecessor’s works, Su Shi’s own calligraphy creation, and later works imitating Su Shu’s calligraphy. The fourth unit, “The Taste of the World is Qinghuan”, shows Su Shi’s life interest and attitude through paintings and calligraphy works showing Su Shi’s life and anecdotes, as well as Su Shi’s essays expressing spirit. The four parts show Su Shi’s spiritual world from different angles, and outline a vivid and three-dimensional image of Su Shi for everyone.

This special exhibition of Su Shi’s theme hopes that through the guidance of space and colour, the audience can be immersed in it and have a conversation that spans a thousand years with the ancients.

【9月1日至10月30日, 千古风流人物#——故宫博物院藏苏轼主题书画特展在文华殿展出。】此次故宫博物院举办以文物为载体,以展现苏轼艺术造诣与其人格风范的展览,尚属首次苏轼是我国古代著名的文学家、艺术家,不但在诗文、书画等方面具有深厚的造诣,还因其高雅的生活品味与豁达的人生态度,散发独特的人格魅力。其艺术与思想乃至生活情趣都对后世产生了十分深远的影响,他本人也成为备受景仰的文人典范。




Imagines credit are of the  Forbidden city –Imperial Palace –Beijing – China- People’s Republic of China

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