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The 109th Session of Beihong Forum: The Current Situation of Japanese Calligraphy Education

Speaker: Liu Hongyou (Dean of Japanese Chinese Calligraphy Academy,Adjunct Professor at the School of Fine Arts in Nanjing Normal University)
Time: 14:30 on November 20, 2020
Location: Room 501, Yuanmei Building, Xianlin Campus, Nanjing Normal University


About the speaker:

Liu Hongyou, from Nanjing, Jiangsu. A well-known calligrapher and calligraphy educator, he is currently dean of the Chinese Academy of Calligraphy in Japan and adjunct professor at the School of Fine Arts of Nanjing Normal University. In 2013, he was awarded the title of "Nanjing Foreign Cultural Exchange Envoy" by Nanjing Municipal Government. His calligraphy and seal cutting works are collected by the Chinese embassy, consulate in Japan, Tokyo Art Museum and other top art museums at home and abroad. He has been included in "Collection of Words, a Famous Chinese Character • Who's Who of Chinese Artists", "Calligraphy Yearbook" of Japan, etc. In 2015, his handwritten "Heart Sutra" was carved in the Foding Hall of the Foding Palace in Niushou Mountain.