Calligraphy

It’s happening at the Jenks Center

For more information and updates, visit https://jenkscenter.org or call 781-721-7136. Events to come Virtual: INTRO TO HANZI AND CALLIGRAPHY: 7 p.m. June 24. In this introduction to Chinese characters and calligraphy, the audience will learn about the history and origin of the Hanzi (Chinese characters / words) and their evolution. …

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teamlab unveils its ephemeral and luminous exhibition ‘prayer’

from April 25 to May 31, 2021, the art collective teamlab unveiled its exhibition ‘prayer’ without an audience. the unique exhibition showcased the new installations, including “the eternal universe of words”, in which calligraphy and its recitation created a universe of prayer, as well as the massive “luminous sculpture of …

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Adam’s offers for the European Asian art market

Adam’s of St Stephen’s Green has appointed Thibault Duval to head its new Asian art department. This move is partly in response to Brexit, according to Adam’s James O’Halloran – “because Asian art from Europe should normally have gone to the UK, but it is no longer the case” – …

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Native Plant Garden Weed Control Event

Participants learned about the care of native gardens at an event in Arthington Mall Rain Gardens. On a beautiful sunny morning in May, the Office of Planning, Sustainability and Project Management (PSPM) hosted a hands-on working day on the maintenance of native prairie gardens to brief faculty and staff at …

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Pokras Lampas presented an art object that will serve as the first NFT trophy in world football history for top goal at UEFA EURO 2020

The artist plans to complete the installation by June 12. The art object consists of 432 soccer balls which contain calligraphic motifs of the name of the championship, Gazprom, and of the international social program for children “Football for Friendship” and its values: friendship, equality, justice, health, peace, dedication, victory, …

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Dreams of Hazara children smothered in attack on school

This undated photo released by the family shows Hadisa Ahmadi, who was among nearly 100 people killed in bombings outside her school on May 8, 2021. Hadisa Ahmadi, 16, was a math genius, boasting her older sister Fatima. Hadisa dreamed of becoming a mathematician and always solved her older sister’s …

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Traditional Turkish craftsmanship attracts attention in South Africa

A calligrapher teaching traditional Turkish crafts to South Africans in Johannesburg said Turkish art is very popular in South Africa. “Traditional Turkish craftsmanship attracts a lot of attention from South Africans. People are really inclined to learn this art, ”told Anadolu Refik Carikci, which teaches traditional crafts at the Yunus …

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Artpark is hiring to help rebuild the workforce

LEWISTON, NY (WKBW) – Since the pandemic, 62% of working artists have been unemployed. And in terms of economic impact, the arts and culture industry lost $ 4.5 billion. Art park received a $ 200,000 grant that will support artists, technicians and other professionals in the cultural sector. “I just …

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Air Jordan 1 Patent Bred release date

In early 2021, the leaks revealed what is due to the upcoming seasons of Jordan Brand. Among the many highlights, there was a common thread running through most, as many classics had to come back with subtle but noticeable tweaks. And while all of them are attractive on their own, …

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The Rimac Nevera will be a monster

What else? Well, the Nevera uses a brand new 120kWh battery, which gives the car a WLTP range of 340 miles. Once that range is exhausted, it can be billed from 0-80% in as little as 19 minutes at full capacity. This battery is integrated and structural, in Nevera’s record …

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Experience centers breathe new life into declining cultural heritage

NANNING (XINHUA) – Jiang Peilan teaches visitors how to make traditional Chinese calligraphy brushes at a popular tourist attraction in southern China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Jiang, in her 50s, is an expert in handcrafting Guilin-style paintbrushes, a technique classified as regionally intangible cultural heritage. Its classes are held at …

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16 Unique Jobs Celebrities Had Before Fame

It’s no secret that many celebrities were born into wealth and privilege, but not all of them grew up among the Hollywood elite. Often times, future stars have to find unique ways to make ends meet before they take their big break. Here are 16 surprisingly interesting jobs celebrities had …

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The ins and outs (and loops and lines) of calligraphy

Mastering the art of calligraphy is no small feat, but over time you can fill manuscripts with beautiful flourishes and delicate art. Rebecca Sinnen has learned the art form through 100-year-old books and master pen mentorships, and has advice for anyone hoping to start the journey. 1. Know your tools …

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Zuolie Deng art destroyed in Seattle fire

More than 100 paintings by Zuolie Deng are damaged, destroyed or missing after a fire ravaged his art gallery in Seattle’s Chinatown International District. SEATTLE – Zuolie Deng’s art studio and gallery has been an integral part of Seattle’s Chinatown International District for 20 years. His watercolor paintings and calligraphy …

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Hyderabad filmmaker Pranav Pingle Reddy’s documentary ‘Occupied’ about Palestinians using art as a tool of resistance to premiere at Athens International Film and Video Festival

Hyderabad-based filmmaker Pranav Pingle Reddy’s five-part documentary ‘Occupied,’ which focuses on young Palestinians using art as a tool of resistance, will premiere later this year at the International Film Festival and the video from Athens. You can’t change the world with a song, but you can resist through a song, …

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Ink Wonders of San Wu: Masterpieces of Ming Calligraphy

Zhejiang University An exhibition on the theme “Ink Wonders of San Wu” kicked off at the Zhejiang University Museum of Art and Archeology (ZJUMAA) on May 18. offers to present a complete picture of the development of calligraphy centered in Wumen during the Ming dynasty (1368-1644). The exhibition features 93 …

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The magic of the fountain pen

The timing of “coming of age” is different for each generation. For many of us, the time was in school, when we went from pencil to fountain pen. It was in sixth grade, but the excitement of the rite of passage is not forgotten. The fountain pen has remained an …

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Chinese parents want more Confucian education

AT FIRST LOOK, The Huaguoshan Kindergarten in Zhuzhou, a city in the southern province of Hunan, looks a lot like any other nursery. Four brightly painted playrooms have buckets of construction bricks and soft, colorful mats. But on the upper floors, the classrooms are more spartan. Rice paper lanterns and …

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Design News: High-tech air purifiers, flexible office furniture and calming crafts, Home & Design News & Top Stories

Air purifiers without pathogens SINGAPORE – Local company Bentz Jaz, which started in 1997, has more than two decades of experience in boosting the “immunity” of buildings through the removal of contaminants such as harmful pollutants. Its Biodefense Synexis is a safe, cutting-edge technology that uses dry hydrogen peroxide (DHP) …

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Art Beat presents artist David Richardson

Given a rich family history and youthful exposure to cultural pursuits, it seems David Richardson was destined to become an artist. At the height of the Mad Men era, his father was vice president of advertising for Cheeseborough Ponds. Her mother was a model and fashion artist in New York …

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Celebrate Asian-American Pacific Island Heritage (AAPI) in May

Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI) is observed annually in May to celebrate the contributions generations of AAPIs have made to American history, society and culture in the United States. A fairly broad term, Asia / Pacific encompasses the entire Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia, Micronesia …

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Asian-American Heritage Month art exhibit at Beacon

The Howland Cultural Center traditionally holds an art exhibit in May to celebrate Asian American Heritage Month. This year, Hoodie Crescent was invited to host the annual exhibition and it selected 18 artists with roots in China, Korea, India and Japan. “Contempo: East to Perform” is an exhibition that links …

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