Yang Xinping is now a famous contemporary calligrapher of Mao’s style in China, a national present artist and a state guest present artist in China, Vice Chairman of the Calligraphy Art Research Association of Chinese Couplet Society and a professor at the Calligraphy and Painting Academy of Chinese Couplet Society.
Yang Xinping loves the CPC, China, and Chairman Mao. His great gratitude and deep admiration for the great men inspire him to study hard on the calligraphy of Mao’s style. Deeply perceiving the lofty spiritual realm of great men, he persists in carrying forward their lofty spirit, making outstanding contributions to carrying forward the traditional red culture and promoting cultural prosperity. Used to be a soldier, he has a mighty spirit in his heart. This spirit also strongly inspires his calligraphy creation. Having the soldier’s spirit even after leaving the army, he integrates the soldiers’ heroism, backbone and love for the CPC into his calligraphy works, forming his calligraphy style which is both free and calm, open-minded and powerful. He shows his mind with calligraphy of Mao’s style and adheres to his character with the official script. His works have reached the artistic level in both skill and spirit, keeping close to the tradition without losing self. His works are powerful like leaping dragon and tiger and rushing water. This kind of majestic calligraphy has the essence of the calligraphy of Mao’s style.
Appreciation of Yang Xinping’s Works