Some Thoughts on the Art of Chinese Calligraphy

Sep. 9, 2021

In this talk, Qianshen Bai, professor and Dean of the School of Art and Archaeology, Zhejiang University, explores some foundational questions concerning Chinese calligraphy: How did writing become a fine art in China? Where is the boundary between functional writing and visual art? And what are the social functions of Chinese calligraphy?

 

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