天地源 Origin of Heaven and Earth
In our Chinese myth records the story of Pangu who separated the sky from the earth, creating the world and all living things. Thus it is widely believed in China that the existence of the world can be traced back to the era of Pangu. Very similarly, Ms QU Qianmei’s artwork is considered as the spiritual expressions of various sorts of lives in our world.
Qianmei once traveled to Tibet with her inquiry of what exactly the pure land was. She was deeply touched and inspired by the view of earth and sky in Tibet, shouting from her inner heart that “I can’t standby anymore! I want to paint, right now! I have found my direction!” And then, everything from heaven to earth flew from her brush, naturally, continuously and excitingly. She presented them using her unique skills and the produced work strongly stroke every observer.
Artist QU Qianmei’s work is extremely outstanding among many other painters’ work mainly in its power presented and depth of meaning conveyed. You will be shocked especially when the artist stands by her work. The contrast is so obvious of a gentle and graceful lady to her powerful and huge workpiece. How could she produce such magnificent work?
Indeed, Qianmei is capable of completing these masterpieces as she has the ability to transfer all her sufferings to the very living elements in her painting such that they can impress everyone.
The artist doesn’t limit herself in Tibet, but walk to a broader natural world, which enlightened her to use soil, colorful mineral pigment and other stuff create the changes in the world. The stuff in her painting are piled up high to form the mountains and are linked to mimic the flowing rivers. Through the glorious colors and simple materials displayed in her work, a deeper insight into the world could be found and thus impresses people from all walks of life in one way or another.
The artist uses the stuff skillfully to represent all living things in the world in an artistic and abstract fashion, via which her pursuit of artistic spirits has been fulfilled as we can clearly see the soul in her work and enjoy the huge shock brought by her