Spring Lines: Contemporary Calligraphy from East and West

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In China, Japan and the Arab World calligraphy has long been the most respected of all art forms. Yet in different ways each of these traditions has had to adjust to vast cultural changes in the twentieth century. In what ways have calligraphers in these parts of the world responded?

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Published by Ditchling Museum and the Edward Johnston Foundation on 2001.

Edited by Timothy Wilcox

In China, Japan and the Arab World calligraphy has long been the most respected of all art forms. Yet in different ways each of these traditions has had to adjust to vast cultural changes in the twentieth century. In what ways have calligraphers in these parts of the world responded?

SPRING LINES brings a global perspective to issues facing calligraphers today. With contributions from an international team of writers, it surveys the recent history of the worlds greatest traditions and provides an exciting cross-section of current work.

Paperback with 47 illustrations (8 in colour).

Size: 21 x 28cm

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Published by Ditchling Museum and the Edward Johnston Foundation on 2001.

Edited by Timothy Wilcox

In China, Japan and the Arab World calligraphy has long been the most respected of all art forms. Yet in different ways each of these traditions has had to adjust to vast cultural changes in the twentieth century. In what ways have calligraphers in these parts of the world responded?

SPRING LINES brings a global perspective to issues facing calligraphers today. With contributions from an international team of writers, it surveys the recent history of the worlds greatest traditions and provides an exciting cross-section of current work.

Paperback with 47 illustrations (8 in colour).

Size: 21 x 28cm