Calligraphy masterpiece flourishes on TCM
In the long, profound history of Chinese calligraphy, there are numerous notable father-and-son calligraphers. The “Two Wangs,” for instance, Wang Xizhi (AD 303-361), dubbed as “Sage of Calligraphy,” and his youngest son Wang Xianzhi (AD 344-386) are arguably the greatest exponents of all time in Chinese history.
‘Three Rarities Treasure’ almost lost to imperial family’s greed
On the far west of the “Yangxin Dian,” or Hall of Mental Cultivation, in the Imperial Palace in Beijing, there is a side room called “Sanxi Tang,” or the Hall of Three Rarities. The room acted as Emperor Qianlong’s (1711-99) study at one time and housed three masterpieces of Chinese calligraphy — Wang Xizhi’s “Timely Clearing After Snowfall,” his son Wang Xianzhi’s “Mid-autumn Manuscript” and his nephew Wang Xun’s “A Letter to Boyuan.”
Distinctive China: Oriental brush outlines charm of Chinese civilization
The origin of the writing brush in China can be traced back to the Neolithic age. This time-honored tool is widely used in Chinese calligraphy and painting.
Tang master calligrapher’s early work found at tomb in China
The early work of an iconic calligraphy master of the Tang Dynasty (618-907) was found for the first time in an archaeological excavation, according to an announcement at a Friday news conference in Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province.
Principal hopes calligraphy can calm students
A principal at Jhongping Elementary School in Taoyuan’s Jhongli District (中壢) hopes to calm students’ minds with daily Chinese calligraphy practice.
First handicraft masterpiece exhibition kicks off in E China’s Dongyang
The first “masters of China” exhibition showcasing handicrafts created by Chinese artists and master craftsmen kicked off in Dongyang, east China’s Zhejiang province on last Sunday and will last until Thursday, aiming to promote the development of arts, crafts and rosewood furniture sectors in China.
International students find key to Chinese culture
International students at Shenyang Aerospace University in Shenyang found their way to Chinese culture through the handwriting of Wang Xizhi, China’s most celebrated calligrapher.
Chinese painting exhibition arrived at Omsk, Omsk citizens will learn how to write characters
“The Tales of the Middle Kingdom” art show has opened in the art museum “Liberov center”.
Tonghai County: The ancient hometown of painting and calligraphy
Painting and calligraphy have been indispensable parts of life for people who live in Tonghai County, Yuxi City, Yunnan Province.
Li Hao’s personal Great Interest calligraphy exhibition opens on October 10
Li Hao’s personal Great Interest calligraphy exhibition, who is a member of the Xiling Seal Engravers Society, a member of the Chinese Calligraphers Association and the Vice-Chairman of the Shanghai Xuhui District Calligraphers Association, will open on October 10, 2020 in Shanghai at the Yuwatai Art Gallery at 9 Ziyun Xilu Street.