Published 2011

Graphology of Painting

Contents

Foreword: Ten Questions about “Graphology”
Xia Kejun 5
Graphe Jean-Luc Nancy 6
Group of artists participating in the exhibition (9)

Part 1: Diversity of Painting
1. The intoxication of Lao Dan’s paintings: the dizzy body and the flying strokes / 13
2. Bu Ri Gu Dede ‘Black and White’: the whereabouts of a book / 27
3. Wang Chuan’s abstract painting: the mind to pay attention to writing / 29
4. Yang Dawn’s abstract writing: the disappearing poetic and dark gaze / 39
5. Zhang Yajie’s materialized space: part of the writing world / 40
6. Mao Yan wrote sleepers: whispers of furry flames / 51
7. Wu Zhenhuan’s big writing: the dynamic space and the construction of the field / 53
8. Dialectic of Zhang Fangbai’s brushwork: writing between life and brokenness
9. Gao Hong’s “The Leaves of the Earth”: Elemental Writing from the Earth / 62
10. Meng Luding writing potential energy: the power of the hollow / 68
11. Qin Feng’s painting: the writing of the soul and the rhythm of energy / 79
12. Liu Wenzhong’s 吟咏: the writing of ‘氤氲气气’ / 81
13. Writing of the stagnation rate Xu Zhongping’s ‘The Grass’ / 88
14. Xu Chang’s writing: zero-sound landscape / 91
15. Gasified pleats: the natural writing of Jiang Sanshi / 101
16. Guan Jingjing’s poetic abstraction: the opening of the soul space / 103
17. Zhao Yifu’s lost: writing God / 113
18. Bai Xincheng’s wonderful pen: writing heart sounds / 114
19. Yi zero: ‘Xiong’: the myriad side of the world / 125

Appendix
20. Xu Bing’s philology: the separation of “book” and “writing” / 129

Part 2: Painting: The Joy of Writing
1 Writing and Writing / 144
2. Writing and Events / 150
3. The Body’s Writing / 158
4. The Surface is Open / 165
5. Image and Writing / 173
6. Writing and Outreach / 180
7. Ink and Writing / 186
8. Calligraphy Writing / 196
9. Blank Legacy / 203
10. Writing Yi Le / 212
11. The State of the Flower Pose / 217
12. The Cursedness of Modern Literature / 224

Curator: Xia Kejun
Art Director: Wu Zhenhuan, Li Guangming
Design: Zhang Lei
Exhibition: Li Jiarui, Qin Yu, Qin Li, Zhang Baojia
Host: Beijing Museum of Contemporary Art
Produced by: Beijing Amanda International Art Co. Ltd.