Who started chinese calligraphy?

Answer Chinese calligraphy was present during the Shang Dynasty but the original artist is unknown. Calligraphy has been found on tortoise shells, bones and bronze pieces from the Shang Dynasty, which occ... Read More »

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What is Chinese calligraphy?

Chinese calligraphy is an ancient art form, using Chinese text as the means of expression. It is considered an abstract art and does not require the ability to read Chinese characters to be apprec... Read More »

How is Chinese calligraphy used?

Chinese calligraphy is written communication using Chinese characters. In China, Vietnam, Japan, and Korea, this style of print writing is widely popular and held in high regard. In the west, it is... Read More »

When was Chinese calligraphy invented?

The art of Chinese calligraphy, or sufra, is said to be roughly 4,000 years old. Chinese calligraphy is one of the four basic skills and disciplines of the Chinese literati along with Hua, or paint... Read More »

Where was Chinese calligraphy invented?

Legend says that Chinese was invented 4,600 years ago by a man named Cang Jie. However, the earliest examples of Chinese calligraphy were found in the village of Dinggong, in Shandong province--4,3... Read More »