The Art of Chinese Calligraphy
By (author) Stephen Addiss
Art of Chinese Calligraphy by Stephen Addiss
Book DescriptionOne of the classic Zen arts, Chinese calligraphy is an increasingly popular form of self-expression. Enthusiasts say it brings physical and spiritual benefits, as well as increased discipline, patience, and persistence. Based on the success of our Art of Chinese Calligraphy Mega Mini Kit (nearly 100,000 sold), were introducing a deluxe kit devoted to this soothing, satisfying hobby. The 128-page book is copiously illustrated, providing a comprehensive beginners course in calligraphy. It is packaged in the beautifully designed kit with a water bowl and lid, ink stick, ink stone, spoon, brushes, engraved seal, and red ink pad. Other Chinese Calligraphy kits cant compete with our great price for this high-quality item, which makes a terrific gift for any artistically minded person.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780762423989
(216mm x 140mm x 42mm)
Imprint: Running Press,U.S.
Publisher: Running Press
Publish Date: 18-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Zen Sourcebook, Hardback (February 2008)» View all books by Stephen Addiss
Offers selections from the foundational texts of the Chinese, Korean, and Japanese Zen traditions. This title provides students with an introduction to the first 1200 years of this tradition. It includes general introduction and notes that provide historical, biographical, and cultural context.
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Author Biography - Stephen Addiss
Stephen Addiss, Tucker-Boatwright Professor at the University of Richmond, Virginia, is a world-renowned calligrapher, teacher, and art historian. He has authored 20 books including "The Art of Zen: Painting and Calligraphy by Zen Monks 1600-1925." His highly expressive calligraphy has appeared in exhibitions worldwide; he is the only non-Asian to be included in John Steven's "Sacred Calligraphy of the East." He is the curator of an upcoming national exhibit on Chinese Calligraphy.
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