Zhenfan Liu, Cong Tian, Chao Qian, Gemma M. Perey
College of Teacher Education, University of the Cordilleras, Baguio City, Benguet, 2600, Philippines
“Calligraphy as Heart Painting” emphasizes that emphasizes that “heart” is the source of creation of “calligraphy”, and the humanistic connotations contained therein have laid a solid foundation for the diversified development of calligraphic creation in later generations. As a famous calligrapher of the Yuan Dynasty, Zhao Mengfu always insisted on integrating the strengths of a hundred schools of thought into himself. In practicing the concept of “Calligraphy as Heart Painting”, he was known for his unique style of running calligraphy and his persistence in restoring the Jin and Tang styles. It has made his works shine and have a long history. Based on the connotation of “Calligraphy as Heart Painting”, and its influence on the line writing style, the article analyzes Zhao Mengfu's interpretation of and basis for it while considering the inspiration of Zhao Mengfu's writing for contemporary writing styles.
calligraphy as heart painting; Zhao Mengfu's running script; style positioning
Zhenfan Liu, Cong Tian, Chao Qian, Gemma M. Perey. The Influence and Enlightenment of the Concept of "Calligraphy as Heart Painting" on Zhao Mengfu's Style of the Running Script. Frontiers in Art Research (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 9: 61-64. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2022.040911.
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