This catalogue was published in conjunction with the 'International Exhibition of Modern Calligraphy 2005 Hangzhou China' in 2005. The exhibition '[...] is divided into three sections: 'Shu Duan Bu Duan', 'Shu Hua Bu Hua' and 'Shu Wang Bu Wang'. The first shows the Chinese calligraphic tradition of consistency between character and writing in works that 'grasp' the old spirit'. The second includes work from East Asia and the Islamic world, revealing other calligraphic traditions and similar crises about the nature of calligraphy in a modern world. [...] Works in the exhibition's third section explore more tenuous relationships with the traditions of calligraphy, revealing how far calligraphy can travel from its traditions and origins without ceasing to be calligraphy. [...]' (by Xu Jiang, Calligraphy is More Than Writing, in 'The Act of Writing and of Non-Writing: The Open Space for Chinese Calligraphy - International Exhibition of Modern Calligraphy 2005 Hangzhou China', p.9) With artists' biographies.

Alternative title

shu•fei shu - fei kai fang de shu fa shi kong: 2005 zhong guo hang zhou guo ji xian dai shu fa yi shu zhan zuo pin ji

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Onsite

Location code EX.CHN.AWR
Language

Chinese - Simplified, 

English

Publication/Creation date

2005

Edition

1

No of pages

220

ISBN / ISSN

781083438x

No of copies

2

Content type

catalogue

Chapter headings
Calligraphy is More Than Writing

- XU Jiang, 許江

The Act of Writing and of Non-Writing: The Open Space for Chinese Calligraphy - International Exhibi
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