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History behind the Art Chinese Calligraphy

“Wild cursive calligraphy” is a millennia-old Chinese art form. “It is not a written language for the general public to write every day,” Leong notes, “but rather an expressive art form used by the artist.”

Cultural Connections

Lampo Leong
Associate Professor, Art
UM Columbia

By Tanya Sneddon