Out of Character:
Decoding Chinese Calligraphy
Michael Knight and Joseph Z. Chang
Foreword by Jerry Chang
2012 First Edition, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
Large quarto. Black letters & ideogram embossed on full grey cloth. Silver-grey endpapers. 351pp. Features “Startled Birds and Angry Dragons” Chinese Poets Sing of Calligraphy. An Examination of Zhao Mengfu’s Sutra on the “Lotus of the Sublime Law” Notes on Viewing Ming Calligraphy. “Calligraphy in Context: Three Works by Dong Qichang.” A Study of Chen Hongshou’s “Album of Poems and Letters”. From “Dot and Strokes” to Lines”. etc.
Glossary. Index of illustrated Artists and Works.