Chinese calligraphy is an Oriental art.It is very much like a work of art conveys the moral integrity, character, emotions, esthetic feelings and culture of the artist to readers affecting them by the power of appeal and the joy of beauty.Calligraphy is not only a practical technique for writing Chinese characters, but also a unique Oriental art of expression.

Brush calligraphy is not only loved and practiced by Chinese.Koreans,Vietnam,Singapore and Japanese equally adore calligraphy as an important treasure of their heritage.A biannual gathering commemorating the Lanting Xu by Wang Xi Zhi (The most famous Chinese calligrapher in Jin dynasty, ) is said to be held ceremonially in Japan.Western scholars visiting China develop a keen interest in and love for Chinese calligraphy.

To the artist, calligraphy is a mental exercise that coordinates the mind and the body to choose the best styling in expressing the content of the passage.It is a most relaxing yet highly disciplined exercise indeed for one's physical and spiritual well being.Historically, many calligraphy artists were well-known for their longevity.

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