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Word: calligraphy

Definition: beautiful writing; excellent penmanship


Sentences Containing 'calligraphy'

Another one of his hobbies was Chinese calligraphy.
As Guangshui is a city known for its calligraphy, the connection to Kuixing is apparent.
By age seven, she was able to read some texts in classical Chinese, with some assistance, and was studying Japanese calligraphy.
Calligraphy is the most highly regarded and most fundamental element of Islamic art.
Geometric patterns make up one of the three nonfigural types of decoration in Islamic art, which also include calligraphy and vegetal patterns.
He also wrote about and taught calligraphy extensively during the 1970s.
He specialized in both Art Nouveau and Oriental art, and started drawing miniatures and calligraphy.
His son Poornachandra Tejaswi was a polymath, contributing significantly to Literature, Photography, Calligraphy, Digital Imaging, Social Movements, and Agriculture.
His wife, Ada Louise Powell, née Lessore (1882-1956), was the daughter of an artist, and studied embroidery, calligraphy and illuminating.
In Calligraphy, teams had to copy Chinese characters written by a calligrapher at four stations.
In Japanese culture, garden-making is a high art, intimately linked to the arts of calligraphy and ink painting.
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, calligraphy experienced a newfound resurgence due to its use in advertising, magazine design and commercial presentation.
In this Detour, teams chose between Choreography or Calligraphy.
Its main adornment is a frieze that crowns calligraphy, the latter surmounted by a line of pointed openwork merlons, features an inscription in flowery kufic character carved on the background of interlacing plants.
Once the calligrapher was satisfied with the teams' calligraphy, he stamped their paper, and they proceeded to find the next station, which was named in the characters they had just copied.
One should always keep in mind, however, that calligraphy is principally a means to transmit a text, albeit in a decorative form.
Since 1995, he has participated in numerous painting exhibitions, and his art has evolved from an abstract Arabic calligraphy to a Sufi style, all the way to a dense and monochromatic black vision.
Sōgen Asahina did the title calligraphy.
The album's artwork contains no digitally manipulated images; instead, it contains customized calligraphy in both Arabic and Hebrew.
The book was copied in very neat early official script, making it a precious material for studying the change of the Chinese character and the art of calligraphy.
The employment of calligraphy as ornament had a definite aesthetic appeal but often also included an underlying talismanic component.
The odes are sung in Late Middle Chinese pronunciation, and conceal a second 'clock' in broad 4/2 superimposed on the rapid 3/4 of the first. "The third ensemble executes a series of quarter-tone glissandi that are geometrically exact musical transcriptions of seven characters from the Song Emperor Huizong’s (宋徽宗) 'Slender Gold' calligraphy (瘦金體), chosen to form seven of the eight words of a Tang emperor’s verse in praise of a clock: 「制器垂象,永鑒無惑」.
The park has a monument of poetry by Emperor Meiji (calligraphy by Tōgō Heihachirō) among other monuments calligraphed by Nogi Maresuke and Konoe Fumimaro.
The villa is now home to a collection of close to 400 artefacts, including calligraphy works, photographs, old books, paintings, sculptures etc., all spread over the five galleries in two levels.
This collection is a unique source for studying the history and evolution of calligraphy of medieval manuscripts in the Maghreb, covering the period from the ninth to the eleventh century.
Wang kept a large collection of books at his mansion, and on one occasion, Wu Zetian visited his mansion to request to see some of his ancestors' calligraphy.
Wang stated that his family had previously already submitted the calligraphy of Wang Xizhi (of another line of his clan) to Emperor Taizong, but that he was willing to submit the calligraphy of his 11th generation ancestor Wang Dao as well as 27 other ancestors' calligraphy.
Wu Zetian displayed the calligraphy to the officials and had an official of the legislative bureau, Cui Rong (崔融), collect them into a collection, and then awarded the collection back to Wang, considered a great honor at the time.
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