This is not a print! This original " Wu / Martial Arts" Chinese character calligraphy wall scroll is created by our talented disabled artist!
About 'Martial Arts' Chinese Calligraphy Wall Scroll Artwork
Typical Gallery Price: $150.00
Your Price: $58.99
Length of Silk Scroll: 67.8" (162cm)
Width of Wooden Scroll Roller: 26.4" (67cm)
Traditional or simplified Chinese Characters and pinyin
This Chinese character is pronounced ‘wu’ in Pinyin and means 1.military 2.of the martial arts 3.brave and daring 4.surname.
Etymology: Ideogrammic compound : (“‘stop’”) + (“‘spear’”)
From the characters and . The character means spear. While the character 止 means “to stop” in modern times, it originally meant “foot” in Oracle script, according to the Chinese dictionary Kanjigen (). The character may therefore have originally referred to “a man on foot with a spear”. Due to the modern meaning of , is sometimes believed to denote “to stop a weapon” or “to stop violence” .
Close up view of this "martial" Chinese Symbol calligraphy art and mounted highest quality silk gold scroll.
Chinese Calligraphy Style
English: Running Script
About a most influential martial artist - Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee (Chinese name: ; pinyin: Lǐ Xiăolóng; 27 November 1940 – 20 July 1973) was an American-born Chinese Hong Kong martial artist, philosopher, instructor, martial arts actor, film director, screenwriter, and the founder of the Jeet Kune Do concept. He is considered by many as the most influential martial artist of the 20th century, and a cultural icon.
About Talented Disabled Artist Shouxing Wang
Shouxing Wang, who lives with paralysis from the waist down, is an accomplished disabled Chinese calligrapher of traditional Chinese brush calligraphy, thought of as the highest form of art in China and widely practiced and revered in Sinophere. Being confined to a wheelchair in a small village in Eastern China for decades, Shouxing has been determined to teach and establish himself as a great Chinese calligrapher.
"Initially, practicing calligraphy lifted me out of the pain of losing legs, brought me consolation and gave me courage to face various difficulties in life, and I found new hopes. Now I believe in my future and I shall work harder and promote the calligraphy art form." he said. When he was interviewed by journalists with famous media and asked what it was like to practice calligraphy these years.
Shouxing writes with a brush, ink and an inkstone (used to mix the ink) on rice paper and is versed in all the five main scripts of Chinese characters: seal script (zhuanshu), clerical script (lishu), semi-cursive or running script (xingshu), cursive or grass scrip (caoshu) and regular script (kaishu).
How to Write Martial Arts in Chinese Character Calligraphy Art on a Wall Scroll
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