Sponsored by the National Art Museum of China and China International Culture Association, an exhibition is currently on view to display nearly 50 calligraphic artworks of the regular script by Japanese celebrate artist YANAGIDATAIZAN.
Born in 1950 in Tokyo, YANAGIDATAIZAN, also named Ningyi, is the fourth son of a famous calligrapher. He is now president of a Japanese calligraphy society Yitai book club. He has learned calligraphy from his father since childhood and went to the new justice of the Shingon Yamane Lai Temple in 1975 to practice Buddhism for one and a half years. And then he started to present his works to more than one hundred temples and host calligraphy exhibition in Japan for several times.
The Yanagidataizan families have maintained exchange with China in the field of calligraphy for more than 80 years and their regular script has won favorable comment by calligraphy lovers. YANAGIDATAIZAN has followed in his father's footsteps and developed Yanagida families' calligraphy art strenuously.
He also has made positive efforts for Sino-Japanese exchange of calligraphy art. "Beijing Calligraphy Exhibition of YANAGIDATAIZAN" in National Art Museum of China is hoped to showcase about his recent calligraphic works and also his father YANAGIDATAIYUN's masterpieces and the calligraphic works of Hideyuki Fujisawa, Japanese famous honorary grandmaster.
The exhibition is opened at Hall 1 until Nov. 10.