On Qi Gong’s Philosophy of Calligraphy Education

Huifeng ZHANG


Chinese calligrapher Qi Gong has always excelled in calligraphy with great appreciation of aesthetic values and a high level of artistic education. He made important contributions to several fields, especially in the philosophy of calligraphy education. His influence has been unique and profound, which shapes today’s calligraphy education and gives important guidance to the cultivation of calligraphy talents and the construction of the calligraphy discipline.This paper summarized Qi Gong’s expositions on calligraphy and induced his calligraphy educational philosophy, which involves subject construction, learning targets, learning methods, etc. These philosophies will become our latest contemporary calligraphy heritage.


Qi Gong; Calligraphy education; Tradition; Innovation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/12016


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