Article by Bob1979326
Once, after the sea pipe Byway, lazy afternoon sun, a burly middle-aged man who is in the alley leisurely picking his teeth, leaning against a carved door mounds on happens. No matter how the shooting, are not avoid him. Helpless, caught him ????? status Han, the man askance glimpse, without any explanation snatched the cameras, a film will be pulled. Encountered such a situation, the only southern Mandarin lame apology, find ways to bugger off. Now, in his carry bag always stuffed with work permits, identity cards and a small book their own to prove not “sly person.” 18 years, the stranger carefully labeled each of the old Beijing hutong. Beijing 1982 edition of the set to list on numerous watercolor pen drawing a line, or even, a lane was covered with red, yellow, blue and green at the same time in several colors. Because the screen just for the sake of beauty, very often, the same way, he will go once in each season.
Recently, his book was published, called “the disappearance of places.” Simplicity of the screen, the old city walls of old Beijing Hutong 106, style filling. But, drawing on the scene in a non-containment booming urbanization, seem so fragile, one of the dozens of alleys, long beyond recognition, or simply did without trace out. Han condition still remember last year, pre-Beijing Olympic Games, held his first “wide alley pencil lines thematic exhibitions.” That day, many Beijing residents to visit, some of the older audience watched in tears. Another time, the status of Han in the Northeast Park alley to find painted over 95 homes, not the track anywhere to be found. See the street enjoy the cool air of the big sister sitting position, he took the painting approached the inquiry. Who knows, this is the “Liulichang small records,” editor, the famous scientist Sundian Rare Books from the home, the middle-aged women, it is Sundian from the future generations.
Yuehua Jian, whirling Tears Sister: “We do not even children and grandchildren did not save a photo, but you draw a satisfactory end.” And even those that survived the alley, still “just does not smell.” In the eyes of the artist 20 years ago, mottled alley scene, rich in texture, not like now freshly painted, the plain gray walls and red door. Although neat, “but no sense of the vicissitudes of history, no sense of time and precipitation.” “But if the painting did not find a place, but also fear, is not a quick release?” Smoke-filled rooms, the painter and shake her head. Today, those ?? million down the alley on the photos, code in the studio of the iceberg. He is now a month to speed the creation of a “painting to be a hundred paintings also could not finish.”
But the artist does not seem worried. More time, he sat under the lamp, carefully controlled photographs, the idea of every detail, pick up the pencil to do “addition” – the alley is still black and white ash, but more spread elsewhere chess captured three a little boy playing cards; in a flower market on the pencil drawing headlines in the alley, that little girl a new dress, locked the door from the hospital, and turned the city into downtown in one step.
Although the celebrity capital of Meta, but a rare glimpse of the people. Therefore occasional celebrity, was particularly impressed. The first celebrity encounter since childhood is Mr. Sun Jingxiu. He is known to everybody the story of the child king of the capital. Children’s Palace to the Jingshan winter, around the children chatter Suddenly: “SUN Jing Xiu, Sun Xiu!” Looked up and saw a tall stature, wearing a black woolen overcoat walked slowly husband. Everybody rushed to pour into the story room. Sun took off his coat, began to narrate. Speaking in his native Jingqiang, soft tone of voice changing, clear, and vivid to simulate different people, animals tone. All the kids looked up, eyes blink, breath-screen voice to listen, or when a burst of laughter. Then the value of this event is not so attractive about magnet.
Just in junior high school, the school co-film “blossoming flower.” To see the famous director Xie Tian. Rest, he gave us perform “face” unique skills children. Before it became a naughty child, Zaiban a doddering grandfather, suddenly became Gangyong unparalleled students Scream Wu … … up, clapping hard, tongue praise the acting magic. That time, to see the super-celebrities – the top state leaders is an exciting thing. Once in the East Chang’an Street, with the students, “given a warm welcome” foreign heads of state, deafening sound of gongs and drums, the oncoming cars on the red convertible Premier Zhou Enlai and Chen Yi, Foreign Minister stood, the car just in front of us pause, just ten meters away. Prime Minister of ruddy face, kind and wise; Chen Yi looks fat, than the prime minister Shaoai, my mind immediately flashed his “guerrilla Gannan word” those resolute, optimistic and witty words.