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    Calligraphy=art?

    Do you guys think that chinese and japanese calligraphy is art ?? Because my whole homeroom is artistically challanged and had a argument with me about it I think it is how'bout you eh ??

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    Re: Calligraphy=art?

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    By Definition...

    Main Entry:cal-lig-ra-phy
    Pronunciation:-f*
    Function:noun
    Etymology:French or Greek; French calligraphie, from Greek kalligraphia, from kalli- beautiful (from kallos beauty) + -graphia -graphy
    Date:1604

    1 a : artistic, stylized, or elegant handwriting or lettering b : the art of producing such writing
    2 : PENMANSHIP
    3 : an ornamental line in drawing or painting
    –cal-li-graph-ic \*ka-l*-*gra-fik\ adjective
    –cal-li-graph-i-cal-ly \-fi-k(*-)l*\ adverb
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    Re: Calligraphy=art?

    omg..nice answer..anyway art is a opinion i think cause its a belief more than a fact to me

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    Re: Calligraphy=art?

    Tell your class mate that in college Calligraphy is definitely considered an art for all in is own. Thought its only really is appreciate in the professional areas and in certain cultures due to the fact that we see it everywhere in the form of advertisement and is not really used here as a art form. Though in countries such as Japan and china Calligraphy has far greater importance due to social and cultural views as well as a historical one.

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    Re: Calligraphy=art?

    art·ist
    n.

    1. One, such as a painter, sculptor, or writer, who is able by virtue of imagination and talent or skill to create works of aesthetic value, especially in the fine arts.


    If they feel that you have to write only in calligraphy then no. If however they agree that calligraphy is an embelishment meant to beautify and make the print visually appealing then they have just described art.

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    Re: Calligraphy=art?

    Art is not defined by picture, but by expression and emotion.

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    Re: Calligraphy=art?

    Nice topic, dude. I learn caligraphy at the Temple here in Madurai, but it is not chinese or Japanese. I am learning the advanced Sanscrit and Telugu caligraphy. As for the question, caligraphy is, indeed, art.
    Last edited by kedar; Nov 15, 2005 at 02:26 PM.

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    Re: Calligraphy=art?

    Calligraphy may be an art if you're not of that culture.
    Otherwise it's just writing.

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