Tuesday, January 29, 2013

The Voice of the Great Bell

Lafcadio Hearn, Margaret Hodges
Little, Brown, 1989
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(Next post February 2: Chinese Thought)

Friday, January 25, 2013

Monday, January 21, 2013

Introduction to Calligraphy and Everyday Handwriting

Society of Scribes Calligraphy School
Introduction to Calligraphy
January 20–March 2, 2000

Everyday Handwriting
April 8, 2000
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(Next post January 25: The Chinese Cook Book)

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Contemporary Calligraphy

Society of Scribes at the Brooklyn Museum
Calligraphy by Robert Boyajian
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Panel 1
Panel 2

Panels 3 and 4

Panels 5 and 6

(Next post January 17: Calligrapher’s Engagement Calendar 1981)

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

All Men Are Brothers

Translation by Pearl S. Buck
Introduction by Lin Yutang
The Heritage Club, 1948
Cover, front matter and selected pages with Jeanyee’s calligraphy;
in the Sandglass newsletter, she is mentioned on page four.
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(Next post January 13: Contemporary Calligraphy)

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Peace on Earth

American Artist
December 1978
Cover calligraphy by Jeanyee Wong
“The Art of Calligraphy”, a six-page article
with work by Edward Johnston, Rudolf Koch,
Hermann Zapf, Sheila Waters, Graily Hewitt,
Paul Maurer, Donald Jackson, Paul Wenner,
Herb Lubalin, Paul Freeman and Villu Toots.
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(Next post January 5: Wilson Library Bulletin)