Shaded Dwellings among Streams and Mountains
Dong Qichang (Chinese, 1555–1636)
Ming dynasty (1368–1644) ca. 1622–25
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Dimensions: Image: 62 3/8 x 28 3/8 in. (158.4 x 72.1 cm)
Overall with mounting: 99 x 33 1/8 in. (251.5 x 84.1 cm)
Overall with knobs: 99 x 37 in. (251.5 x 94 cm)
Dong Qichang, the foremost landscape painter and theorist of the early seventeenth century, pursued artistic reform. Reacting against what he perceived as the decadent, perverse trends of contemporary landscape painting, Dong, following in the literati tradition, sought a creative reconstruction of the past through the critical study of ancient styles. In an attempt to restore simplicity and vitality to painting, Dong advocated a spiritual correspondence with the art of the old masters rather than a literal imitation of them and underscored the importance of self-expression. Approaching painting as though it were calligraphy, Dong alternated positive and negative patterns in his landscapes, which resulted in a radical new kinesthetic style.
Shaded Dwellings among Streams and Mountains, based on a work by the early master Dong Yuan (act. 930s–60s), is a complex calligraphic study of rock and tree forms conceived as an integration of abstract, cubic, and dynamically expressive masses that embody and are unified by the kinetic energy of the artist's physical movements.
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profile: Alessandro Longi The subject of the photograph is The Sacred Mountain Arunachala, in the North of Tamil Nadu. Ramana Maharshi revealed that "Arunachala is the Guru in the form of a mountain. Be aware that Arunachala is the heart of the world. It's really Siva himself!" Although Ramana Maharshi has left his human form, he will always be here shining in the form of Arunachala, giving guidance and comfort to his devotees. "Silence is unparalleled eloquence, the state of grace that comes from within" "The primordial substance whose essence is the silence, that is me" "Your duty is to be: and not to be this or that ." Ramana Maharshi 🙏🕉🙏
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Alessandro Longi. Il soggetto delIa fotografia è la Sacra Montagna Arunachala, nel Nord del Tamil Nadu. Ramana Maharshi rivelò che "Arunachala è il Guru nella forma di una montagna. Sappiate che Arunachala è il cuore del mondo. E’ veramente lo stesso Siva!" Sebbene Ramana Maharshi ha lasciato la sua forma umana, egli rimarrà sempre qui risplendente nella forma di Arunachala, dando guida e conforto ai suoi devoti. "Il silenzio è ľ impareggiabile eloquenza, lo stato di grazia che sorge dalľ interno." "La sostanza primordiale la cui essenza è il silenzio quello sono io." "Il tuo dovere è quello di essere : e non di essere questo o quello." Ramana Maharshi 🕉🙏🕉
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