BEIJING, 3 April (BelTA - China Daily). - Studying and writing great calligraphic pieces created in the past, often called model calligraphy, have been an essential part of practice in the learning of Chinese calligraphy.
The purpose of this process is not to write exactly the same as the original ones, but to understand the situations that generated the different styles and scripts of writing, as well as the underlying messages those masters of calligraphy wanted to deliver.
Such works by members of China Calligraphers Association are on show at the National Art Museum of China until April 10.
Featured styles of writing include those on the archaic oracle bones, bronzes, bamboo and silk, stone drums and tables. The exhibition shows the efforts being invested by calligraphers in preserving the writing tradition and, meanwhile, reinventing the presentations of it in the course.