Yang Luo, “The Development of Chinese Calligraphy: A Cultural Evaluation”

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Title

The Development of Chinese Calligraphy: A Cultural Evaluation

Abstract

Noted Chinese calligrapher and professor Yang Luo 罗杨 of Shanghai University offered a brief demonstration of the four main styles of Chinese calligraphy and a lecture on how this ancient form of writing has evolved into both a visual art and a modern form of communication. Prof. Luo, a Beijing native, has long been engaged at the national level to organize, manage and research Chinese folk culture and art, including calligraphy, paper cutting, and “thangka” Buddhist painting techniques. He has lectured about calligraphy and culture on China’s national CCTV painting channel and published widely in popular media about calligraphy theory. Professor Luo has participated in national calligraphy exhibitions and held solo shows at the China National Art Gallery, Imperial City Museum of Art and more.

Bio

Yang Luo 罗杨, Professor, Shanghai University