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WEIHONG YAN/閻偉紅[美]
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HONG ZHAO/趙宏 [中]      

一本寫給世界讀者的中國書法書

《囊括萬殊 裁成一相: 中國漢字“六體書”藝術》

5000年第一部以西方視角解讀中國五千年漢字藝術巨著

21世紀中國書法進入世界人文學科的新面孔

原始創意/策劃:閻偉紅

作者:趙宏,閻偉紅 · 英文翻譯:閻偉紅,侯曉梅,David Heckel · 設計:劉曉翔

獲46位工程院院士參加2011年中國新聞出版總署“經典出版工程”獎

2013年 美國波士頓世界語言博覽會展

2014年度 “中國最美的書

2014年 美國德州聖安東尼奧世界語言博覽會展

2015年 美國加州聖地亞哥世界語言博覽會展

2015年3月,代表中國參評德國萊比錫“世界最美的書”

2015年10月,以書法獨立展選入德國法蘭克福書展

2017年中國政府大獎-裝幀獎(設計:劉曉翔教授)

Chinese Calligraphy As Seen Through Western Eyes - “The Brush Speaks the Civilization: the Art of Six Scripts of Chinese Writing” - A book that tailors western readers

 - Co-authored: Hong Zhao (China) & Weihong Yan (USA).

 - Publisher: China Higher Education Press. 

Awards:

China Best Book of the Year 2014

Sixth Place of Top Academicians of China Int’l Publication Project, 2011. 

Nominee of World's Best Book Competition in Leipzig, March 15th, attended Frankfurt Book Fair October 14th -18th, Germany 2015. 

2017 Chinese Government Award - Design Award (Designer: Professor Liu Xiaoxiang)

Design:

Creative Design Gives Expression to a New Form of Text

— Liu Xiaoxiang

https://www.tdc.org.tw/15351?lang=en

來源:美國北卡州費佛爾大學學報​​(2014)

Pfeiffer Professor Places Sixth in the Classic China International Publishing Project, 2011

 

The Brush Speaks an Ancient Civilization - The Six Writing Styles of Chinese Calligraphy originally proposed by Professor Yan in 2010, written by professor Weihong Yan and Dr. Hong Zhao was presented by the China Higher Education Press and won sixth place among 46 nominations in the Classic China International Publishing Program, a flagship international publication program sponsored by the General Administration of Press and Publication Administration of the P. R. China. The competition is designed to increase mutual Understanding between the people of China and the people of other countries. This program includes excellent works in the fields of philoso-phy, politics, law, economics, military theory, history, classics and contemporary literature and art. Of over 260 Chinese academicians and international scholars who applied for the program, 46 were selected. The first rank of winner was Justin Yifu Lin, professor of economics at Beijing University. Lin is an internationally respected economist and former Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank, Washington. Professor Weihong Yan is the first American citizen to win the sixth rank.  

 

Dr. Hong Zhao, a distinguished Chinese calligrapher, is one of the members of China National Calligraphy Association, Beijing, professor of Chinese calligraphy, Capital Normal University. Weihong Yan is Assistant Professor of Chinese language and Culture, as well as the Executive Director of the Confucius Institute at Pfeiffer University NC, USA. Yan and Dr. Zhao have been collaborating and engaging in interdisciplinary research related to Chinese calligraphy, and Chinese language teaching for non- native speakers, and Chinese calligraphy and western art for three years. This book is a result of their collaborative research, which is aimed at promoting Chinese language overseas through deepening understanding of the aesthetics of Chinese calligraphy. According to Yan, "The ancient and mysterious art of Chinese calligraphy fascinates people. Chinese calligraphy is the foundation of Chinese culture. This book talks about the evolution of the Chinese characters over 5,000 years from the perspectives of both Chinese and Western aesthetics. It is really a unique and fun book for people to read." Dr. Zhao said: "If you understand Chinese calligraphy, you will understand 5,000 years of Chinese culture and even China.” By studying and understanding Chinese calligraphy as an art, one can also learn about Chinese history, archeology, politics, literature, philosophy, poetry, and ethics. From the perspectives of Zhao and Yan, Chinese calligraphy is viewed as an art form embodying Chinese principles of artistic expression the same way that abstract painting and sculpture embody western aesthetics.

Speaking to the presentation style of the book, Yan also says: "Using western aesthetic ideas and artistic languages makes it easier for western students to appreciate the art of writing characters. The idea is to utilize western artistic languages such as American Pop Art, especially Minimalism to design this book. We attempt to make the aesthetics of the characters more comprehensible to western viewers by presenting them in a more familiar artistic context. “Chinese calligraphy has over 5,000 thousand years of history. No one Chinese calligrapher has ever put the six of scripts in one book that will be written in three languages: Chinese simplified and traditional characters, English and Spanish. The size of the book is 50cm x50cm x10cm, and 430 pages, which is an off-shelf book that is visible and noticeable to all people. This is going to be a remarkable book, and it will become the #1 history of the six scripts of Chinese Calligraphy in the world.

 

Ouyang Zhongshi, a renowned Chinese calligrapher and calligraphy educator and master of Chinese calligraphy comparable to Western artists such as Picasso, provided the title for this book along with indispensable advise and guidance. Dr. David Heckel, Chair of Humanities, and Director of the Confucius Institute at Pfeiffer University. NC. USA translated the book from Chinese into English. 

2015年《六體書》法蘭克福書展招貼畫​·設計:WEIHONG YAN

著名书籍装帧设计师:刘晓翔

Designer: Liu Xiaoxiang

Click to watch/設計:Liu Xiao Xiang

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