Students wrote 80 scrolls of the Spring Festival couplets to welcome the start of the semester
Recently the Guangzhou Fangyuan Experimental Elementary School famous for its calligraphy held a Students Spring Festival Couplets Exhibition
Wang Yueling’s theory on the art of calligraphy
In the 1980’s Wang Yueling joined the army. In 1991 he worked in Kaifeng, where he immersed himself in Zhongyuan calligraphy community, absorbed the culture of the city, enjoyed the support and guidance of the great masters, he focused on studying calligraphy, and took to it like a duck to water.
“A Century of Kaifeng Calligraphy” art exhibition is now open
Kaifeng is famous for its calligraphy. There is an old saying among calligraphers that all calligraphers of China look at Henan, all calligraphers of Henan look at Kaifeng. On February 9, “A Century of Kaifeng Calligraphy” art show opened at the Kaifeng Art Museum
Artist Tee Ying Jie paints the language of the Gods
Columns of Chinese characters done with a meticulous hand fill up the wall behind him, and he presides over them all like a benevolent Master, dressed in a sombre dark shirt complete with slicked back hair.
Staying in character
Fong Sheeney holds great hope for the revival of Chinese calligraphy in a contemporary world.
Cheng, Azizah connect through Chinese calligraphy
Chinese New Year is a busy period for Chinese calligrapher, Cheng Ho Chung, 83, because there will be numerous orders for couplets and such with wishes for success, health and wealth.
Little-known calligraphy art skills of heroic Kublai Khan adversary
Wen Tianxiang (1236-83), the heroic official who resisted the invasion of Mongolian troops in Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279), is rightly remembered in China for his patriotism, righteousness and loyalty to his people and land. Yet, little is known about his brilliant calligraphy skills.
Work of a great Qing Dynasty scholar on show
Paintings, calligraphy and other work from Jiading native Qian Daxin (1728-1804), a great scholar in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), are on display at Jiading Museum through February 28.
The silent world of a renowned folk artist
Zhu Baoheng’s home in Anting Town is like a small exhibition hall for painting and calligraphy. A large watercolor on the wall depicting flowers is an attraction, while the “Four Treasures of the Study” — brushes, ink, inkstone and rice paper — and tools for carving are placed on a white glass tea table. Books, certificates, trophies and medals are on a bookshelf and under the bed in his bedroom.
Chinese artist combines art, the Great Wall and augmented reality
A Chinese artist is experimenting with releasing his newest artworks by using the latest augmented reality (AR) technology at the Great Wall of China. Gao Xiaowu, a young artist well-known for his creative installations, is using AR to realize his art approach through his new Shared Environment series.