Alias comforts dark green, the word comforts prosperous, yunnan saves person of beautiful river county (19 o2 come 1977) . The Naxi nationality. One's previous experience of week continuous heavy rain presses down a poor scholar home at beat of rock of Li Jiang county, grandfather is mixed and father is a successful candidate in the imperial examinations at the provincial level in the Ming and Qing dynasties, qing Moli river carries out the notable of protestant Yo. From a child of week continuous heavy rain is edified by good education and culture. He grasps endowment clever different, assiduous and academic, interest is wide, like sports, speech, music, handiwork, love brushwork especially, suffer Zhang Wenzhan of celebrity of local painting and calligraphy to give directions, when ten years old, the person that beg a picture already subsidiary channels in the human body through which vital energy unravels at the door. Before liberating hold the post of middle school teacher for a long time. 195 O after year, hold the post of curator of house of culture of beautiful river county early or late, subprefect of beautiful river county, yunnan saves delegate of the 3rd people's congress, vice-chairman of branch of Yunnan of Chinese artist association. Be good at traditional Chinese painting, created the work with vivid new student of people of many report the Naxi nationality. Art exhibition of continuous heavy rain of week of artists of the Naxi nationality was held in Beijing 1964, the traditional Chinese painting in exhibiting more than 150, get of domestic and international audience reputably.
1920 autumn, zhou Lin with classy in be graduated from the cloud the first times to belong to combination, learn. Take advanced courses because of failing to continue to read, filled in army then an army assist, sui Dianjun gives a province, have gone through hardships. To seek new outlet, at the beginning of 1927 alone far go to Shanghai, ever since and other places of flounder Yu Wuhan, Nanjing, Suzhou. The art training school that ever checked a painter bang millet to do in Shanghai draws a department on the west, should cross official of teacher, reporter, tax, cameraman, picture to pass cinema poster. His suffer many a setback during one's life, rough and labyrinthian, but never put down paintbrush, never forgo ideal to art pursuit. Hard and labyrinthian life experiences harden oneself his volition, abounded life experience, open enlarge artistic field of vision, to the progress that art produces after him, have profound effect.
30 time later period, zhou Lin returns Li Jiang, teach in provincial middle school, ampler time makes a picture, grind systematically read the allusion Jie such as archaic famous book and sutra. Jing Xiqian is repaired, picture texture and brushwork get rising significantly. To promote place's literary progress and prosperity, the literary talented person with young implantation, below his advocacy, the literary group that establishs to be comprised by poem, book, picture and philharmonic -- " snow company " , often develop an activity, mutual communication, compare notes craft, attend a meeting a poem, do art exhibition, abounded local culture life. During this, he wrote work of much traditional Chinese painting and problem picture poem, the picture that has theme of a lot of jade dragon hill among them makes He Shiwen. Also made a few exploration in ethical music respect: For Ma Ziyun " song of Yu Longshan white cloud " music music, for music of classics of beautiful river hole " to spring come " compose a poem to a given tune of ci, show him to be in the deep strength of face of poem, book, picture, happy Zhu Fang and artistic talent. 1943 autumn, he suffers hire in Kunming one in teach a course, comfortable meet hold " exhibition of Yunnan province art " , he is carried ginseng exhibit, get reputably, gain reputation. This art exhibition, it is Zhou Lin enters Yunnan to draw altar, become famous is provincial only then.
20 centuries come the fifties 60 time metaphase, he walks along a village to string together stockaded village, climb Yue Ling, live deep, the work of traditional Chinese painting that creation gives to have characteristic of full-bodied and agrestic breath, nation and times mind in great quantities. He still was people congress hall to make " Jin Sha water pats Yun Ya to warm " and " Yulong Jin Chuan " two huge paintings. May 1963, yunnan saves article couplet to be in Kunming to hold individual art exhibition for Zhou Lin, its masterly craft and sterling picture wind, win widespread recognition. The Chen Yi that Kunming is in when, Huang Zhen visits visiting art exhibition, suggest to exhibit to Beijing. Of the same age in September, "Art exhibition of individual of continuous heavy rain of week of artists of the Naxi nationality " in Beijing the Chinese art gallery of new completion exhibits ceremoniously, get the accord of group of art of China and foreign countries reputably. Fete of Chen Yi marshal is sent for Zhou Lin celebrate, celebrity of a lot of culture is in Beijing attend company, if Guo Mei inscribes a poem: "Stone drum smells phoenix city, dragon pool scenery is animated. Landscape is brought from fountainhead place, universal fly to have Zuo Zuo . Universal fly to have Zuo Zuo ..
Zhou Lin is famous artist, also be the Naxi nationality at the same time outstanding poet. If Guo Mei evaluates the achievement of poetry of week continuous heavy rain highly, weigh its " poem, book, picture 3 exceed " . Zhao Yintang says " poetic flavour is full of in its picture, picturesque scene is had alone in the poem " , in more than 100 existent poems, except muddy of many poem picture the problem of one draws a poem outside, many work are a problem with Yu Longshan. His " snow mountain poem " also draw with his same, exert oneself the verve at showing Yu Longshan.
Because Zhou Lin is drawing the outstanding achievement of the respect is mixed,look in the great reputation of literary bound, ever was elected to visit committee member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference of artist association vice-chairman, whole nation for subprefect of autonomous county of beautiful river the Naxi nationality, Yunnan early or late. During he works in house of culture of county of director Li Jiang and holding the post of a subprefect, the thing kisses surely bend forward, face in protection rub white sanded mural, collect an interpreter Dongba Confusion classics, clear protective nation ancient books, disentomb arrange art of ethical folk culture the respect such as person with ability of craft of painting and calligraphy of bequest, education, did a lot of good works.
The peak period that art of proper week continuous heavy rain creates, "Culture Revolution " catastrophe arrives, adversity of his body defect, body and mind suffers fully destroy, as a result breaks down, still with tenacious perseverance, picture " plum " from encourage. The artist that shows nobleness of a moral character is gone after to artistic persistence.
After Zhou Lin dies, his posthumous work in succession 1981, exhibited in Kunming and Beijing 1982, all obtain quite high opinion. " Zhou Lin draws volume " by Yunnan people press the editor is published. Epigraph of Wu Zunren of dean of central beautiful courtyard, famous artist: "Gold gives birth to beautiful water, man of art number week " .