The Art of Calligraphy in Modern China. Gordon S. BARRASS.

The Art of Calligraphy in Modern China.

Berkeley: University of California Press, (2002),

First Edition. quarto, black cloth in dust jacket. 288pp. University of California Press, Item #13844

Calligraphy has been a revered art form in China for centuries but has changed dramatically since Mao Zedong established the People's Republic in 1949. Twenty-five people are presented in individual chapters describing their lives and their development of the art of calligraphy in a more contemporary genre. With 180 color and 20 black and white illustrations. Very fine.

Price: $15.00

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