East Asian Calligraphy Workshop - FULL

Workshop | July 28 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Kazuaki Tanahashi, Calligrapher and painter

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Master calligrapher and painter Kazuaki Tanahashi offers a demonstration and hands-on workshop in conjunction with Meditation in Motion: Zen Calligraphy from the Stuart Katz Collection. After a forty-five-minute lecture-demonstration about the formation of ideographic symbols, the development of brush writing in China, and the methods and aesthetics of calligraphy, Tanahashi will teach basic brush calligraphy techniques. No previous experience needed; all materials will be provided. The hands-on portion of the program is limited to fifty participants; advance registration required. Registration cost is included with admission.

Born in Japan and based in the US, Kazuaki Tanahashi has had solo exhibitions of his brushwork and performed and taught calligraphy worldwide. He is the author of more than forty books, including Brush Mind and Heart of the Brush: The Splendor of East Asian Calligraphy.

Program copresented by the Berkeley Art Museum.

 Hands-on workshop limited to 50 participants.


 cjs@berkeley.edu, 510-642-3415