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59回無心会書展 – 59th Calligraphy exhibition of Mushin Kai (Part 2).

By Ponte Ryūrui / 20/09/2011 / 0 Comments

The style of this calligraphy brilliantly contrasts with its meaning: “to become silent and pray peacefully” (黙而祈寧), depicting complexity of the relation

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59回無心会書展 – 59th Calligraphy exhibition of Mushin Kai (Part 1).

By Ponte Ryūrui / 20/09/2011 / 0 Comments

I visited the 59th calligraphy exhibition of 書道研究 無心会 (しょどうけんきゅうむしんかい, shodō kenkyū mushin kai, i.e. Mushinkai Calligraphy Research Organisation). 無心会 is

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The calligraphy exhibition of Master Ishitobi Hakkō (石飛博光), Tōkyō, July 2011, Part 3.

By Ponte Ryūrui / 23/08/2011 / 0 Comments

Master Ishitobi Hakkō did not simply copy this masterpiece. He enhanced it with his own interpretation. It is not the exact copying skills that show

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The calligraphy exhibition of Master Ishitobi Hakkō (石飛博光), Tōkyō, July 2011, Part 2.

By Ponte Ryūrui / 19/08/2011 / 0 Comments

Calligraphy is a “heart imagery”, which offers us magical powers to paint with words of the soul. It is a poem within a poem, a painting within a painting,

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The calligraphy exhibition of Master Ishitobi Hakkō (石飛博光), Tōkyō, July 2011, Part 1.

By Ponte Ryūrui / 17/08/2011 / 0 Comments

In July, Beyond Calligraphy visited the calligraphy exhibition of Master Ishitobi Hakkō (石飛博光, いしとびはっこう). The event was titled “Into the future”

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Ginza, Tokyo - Seal Carving Exhibition - April 2011

Seal Carving Exhibition in Ginza, Tokyo, 2011. April.

By Ponte Ryūrui / 05/04/2011 / 3 Comments

This time we would like to invite you on a virtual tour to a seal carving exhibition that took place in Tokyo, in April 2011. Some 400 seal imprints were displayed, as well as around

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