A Song of Clay and Fire by Leng Yunling
The artist has expressed the poetic and pictorial splendor of nature by giving full play to the specialties of ceramics, and unveiled her own carefree mindset with the amiable form and colors of this piece, by watching which the viewers may feel the pure, calming atmosphere just like being placed in the soothing moonlight under a clear dark blue sky, with the gentle breeze stirring the waters and the gauze garments of people.
High Mountains and Flowing Waters. Based on a perfect combination of the elegant curvy lines characteristic of flowing waters and the magnificent form of towering mountains, this artwork attaches greater importance to the lines of tension created when a flat plane meets another, as well as the meditation-inducing spaces constructed by lines and inflection planes.
Though born in Jiangnan of China, an area where the women are known for their feminine beauty, Leng Yunling has endowed some of her artworks with toughness and muscularity apart from the pieces that feature the charm of gentleness and sweetness. The log-baking technique she uses has allowed her to get nearer to the original nature of materials by shrugging off sumptuous ornaments in a powerful, forceful manner. The artist who is adept at both potteries and ceramics is reserved, tough, and persevere, just like the pieces she has created.