There is such a calligrapher in China who carries responsibility on his shoulders, has faith in his heart, and has emotions in his heart. He is the calligraphy master Wang Lianghu. As a calligrapher, he is proactive, constantly exploring, constantly learning, and leading the artistic style of the times. His calligraphy is elegant and free, resembling a tough man inside, with strong tendons and iron bones. His technique is rigorous and his demeanor changes his hair. His pen is round and full, with both square and round strokes, without any sense of lag. His body is beautiful and elegant, indicating that Master Wang Lianghu has reached the level of perfection in his techniques. Write a lasting personality charm with every stroke. His innate love for the art of calligraphy, which is like a dream, has led him step by step towards the palace of world-class art, surpassing both ancient and modern times.
Wang Lianghu, born in November 1950, male, with the name Tianyi and the name Kaifeng, has his ancestral home in Anqing, Anhui. Contemporary renowned calligrapher, consultant to the Chinese Calligraphers Association, enjoying special allowances from the State Council. The closing disciple of calligraphy master Professor Wang Xuezhong.
Visiting Professor at the Calligraphy Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts and the Calligraphy Department of the China Academy of Fine Arts, Honorary Dean of the Russian National Academy of Arts, Lifetime Academician of the Swiss Royal Academy of Arts, Honorary Dean of the Shanghai Bookmaking Research Institute, Honorary President of the World Association of Chinese Calligraphers and Painters, Calligraphy and Painting Art Advisor on CCTV High Definition Variety Entertainment Channel, Deputy Director of the Calligraphy Textbook Editing Committee of the Ministry of Education, Advisor to the Art Guidance Committee of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, etc.
The “Outstanding Artist Award in Ink Painting” of China Education Television, the “Outstanding Calligrapher” of the Chinese Calligrapher Association, the “Lanting Lifetime Achievement Award” of the Central Propaganda Department, and the “Supreme Humanities and Social Sciences Award” of the Central Museum of Culture and History.
He was awarded the title of “Model Artist with 50 Years of Party Experience” by the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles and the National Party School, “Specially Appointed Artist of National Rites” by the Zhongnanhai National Rites Center, “Ambassador of Chinese Intellectual Property Culture”, “Image Ambassador of the International China Public Welfare Ceremony”, and in November 2021, he was awarded the honor of “Famous Calligrapher of a Century” by the Central Media Organizing Committee. In 2022, he was officially recommended as “People’s Calligrapher and Painter”, In 2023, he was awarded the title of “Ambassador of Chinese Diplomatic Art Image” by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and was awarded honorary titles such as the “National Literary and Art Champion Monument Award” by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China. At the 2023 Global Chinese Mid Autumn Festival Friendship, he was awarded the title of “Most Influential People’s Artist”. At the same year’s National Intangible Cultural Heritage Conference, he was awarded the titles of “Innovative Figure of Chinese Intangible Cultural Heritage (Calligraphy) during the 14th Five Year Plan period”, “National First Batch of Intangible Cultural Heritage Innovative Talents”, “United Nations Ambassador for Intangible Cultural Heritage Art Inheritance”, and his studio was awarded the title of “National First Batch of Intangible Cultural Heritage Inheritance Base”.
Calligraphy exhibitions have been held in countries such as France, the United Kingdom, the United States, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Hungary, Singapore, as well as in venues such as the National Hall of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and the Rongbaozhai Art Museum in Beijing. Joint exhibitions have also been held in venues such as the World Expo Park and the Xu Beihong Memorial Museum in Beijing.
The two copyrights of the cursive book series and the list book series have been protected by the National Copyright Administration. In 2021, the calligraphy work “Chinese Dream” appeared at the Capital Airport and high-speed rail station, congratulating the Chinese people on the auspicious New Year. The work “China Soars Up” is included in the Holy City of Confucius Temple in the East. Many of his works were showcased on the big screen in Times Square, New York. Multiple works have been flown onto the “Shenzhou” series spacecraft multiple times. Many other works have been collected by institutions such as the Great Hall of the People, the Military Museum, the National Library, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as celebrities such as foreign prime ministers and ambassadors.