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Cluster and Extension-The thesis of chinese ink color painting by Liu Chan-Chun

By 劉展君 and Liu Chan-Chun


[[abstract]]The expression of art as for the space sources from our real life, but not just a manifestation as an inflexible pictured from life. This study interprets the development of painting which begins form the graphics of plants and flowers as a topic; based on “cluster and extension” expression. By analyzing the painter’s aesthetics, this study attempts to explain the differences between eastern and western painting viewpoints about space expression in arts. The primary contents emphasize the oriental present way toward space in art which is using Chinese traditional world view and philosophy to display the beauty of cluster and extension. The plant is a substantial, which has feelings and roots in space. All Mankind preserve and intensify their survive way is quite similar to the plants’ strong vitality and ability to adapt to new environment. However, this ability forms a kind of beauty presented between objects themselves, and according to the symbiosis principle, all creatures cluster and depend on each other which performs diversity but also an identical order revealed at the same time. The painter would like to create a natural horticulture perspective and he or she can also find the order of cluster to present more vitality and extension of life. By analyzing the meaning of cluster and extension, the motif of this thesis is to discuss all relation or connection about nature, environment and painting--- using the painter’s observation to life and release transference of objects as a painting way which corresponds to the beauty of forms and structures in Chinese painting. The painter is attempt to use some particular methods to present an art form, such as sparse and dense order in plants’ clustering, colors of ink as a mode which locates on blank sheet or thick-ink method to display the contrast of nihility and actual status. Meanwhile, the painter is trying to break through the restriction of vision, time, light, and location. Instead of monotonous black line, the painting uses multicolored ink to vigorously embellish endless land; the whole graphic atmosphere can be constructed as more vivid, powerful, and extensional space by using such painting methods above.

Topics: 群聚;延展, Cluster;Extension, [[classification]]48
Year: 2011
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