Wizards of Ink: 王羲之 (Wang Xizhi, 303 – 361), Part IV

A total of 21 copies of Wang Xizhi works survived. All of them were created during the Tang dynasty by the order of Emperor Taizong of Tang


What Calligraphy Teachers Never Told You About The Nitten

Is scandal possible in the world of Japanese calligraphy? The Nitten, the largest annual fine arts exhibition in Japan and currently attended by about 175,000 [...]


The Art of Japanese Calligraphy

What is the art of Japanese calligraphy at its essence? Descriptions abound, but to see, to feel, to view through the lens of a Madrid [...]

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Shadow Photography and Calligraphy

いつからだろう、影を見つめるようになったのは?書と墨の色に魅了され、日本を愛していた私が、南半球の国、オーストラリアに移住したのは20数年前。言葉の違う国で戸惑ったことは、言葉よりも、日本とは異なる乾いた空気と澄み切った青い空、眩い光、そしてその光に描きだされる影の濃さだった。 影に興味を覚えたのは、ある夏の日に公園で見た木の影が、まるで前衛作品の書のように思えたからだ。日々の生活に追われ、書を描くことができなくなっていた私は、Art … [Read More...]


The Insider’s Guide to Arabic Calligraphy

AraCal ( is a project aimed at the thorough preservation of Arabic calligraphy as it has evolved since its inception. Naturally, though, a project of this nature does not simply address literal changes in character strokes, proportions, and angles. … [Read More...]