Lianhua Peak and Tiandu Peak of the Yellow Mountain
Located in the south of Anhui, the Yellow Mountain is renowned for her magnificent beauty, which hasattracted many artists since ancient times, one of whom is the famous painter Liu Haisu.
From 1918 to 1988, Liu Haisu made ten visits, spanning 70 years, and produced many excellent workson the subject of the Yellow Mountain.
Liu Haisu, in his early twenties, was shocked when he first set foot on the Yellow Mountain. "I respecther as my teacher," he said.
Shixin Peak of the Yellow Mountain
Clouds in the Yellow Mountain
刘海粟将黄山视为生命之山 , 一生最重要的作品也多以黄山为题材。“昔日黄山是我师 , 今日我是黄山友”，是刘海粟六上黄山之后所写诗句 , 他也将此刻成一方印。刘海粟在艺术创作中追求中西技法相互渗透 , 完美表现了激越的浪漫主义情调。观其一生 , 笔墨不断转换 , 速写、素描、油画、中国画、大泼墨、大泼彩贯穿其艺术人生，晚年的黄山画达到了崇高、博大、自由的艺术境界。
Pingtian Peak of the Yellow Mountain
Qinglong Pond of the Yellow Mountain
In 1988, when 93-year-old Liu Haisu visited the Yellow Mountain for the tenth time, theart world was in full swing and there was a lot of media coverage. Liu wrote about hisfeelings about this visit in his notes: “The Yellow Mountain—embrace her, breathe withher, experience the wind and storm with her, and feel her strange peaks and rocks—onlythrough these can I understand her and create with her.”
Peak in the Shape of the Pinetree
“I learned a lot from the Yellow Mountains in thepast，while I became a intimate friend of her in thepresent day.” This is a poem written by Liu Haisu afterhe went to the Yellow Mountain for the sixth time. Inhis artistic creation, he pursues the mutual penetrationof Chinese and Western techniques, which perfectlydisplays the intense romantic sentiment. His laterpaintings of the Yellow Mountain reached a lofty, broadand free artistic realm.
Heavenly Wonder of the Yellow Mountain
Liu Haisu's paintings of the Yellow Mountain havebeen printed on stamps, one of which is “The Wonderof the Sea of Clouds in the Yellow Mountains”,showing white clouds drifting, spreading, rolling, androaring, while far and near peaks and mountain pinesoccasionally emerge among the waves in the sky.This magnificent charm of the sea of clouds can beconveyed vividly by Liu Haisu’s newly-created paintingtechnique of “splashing water”, which becomes hisown style of painting.
Bailong Pond in the Yellow Mountain