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Caixiang's calligraphy album Cai Tie, the treasure of Guxiangzhai, is a second-class collection of cultural relics in Ming Dynasty and early Qing Dynasty. Song Caixiangshu. No engraved person's name and year. Cai Shu is very rich in this post, the first volume is more than 20 pieces of ruler; the second volume is "Tea Record", "Beiyuan Shiyong", "Dream Poetry Tie", "Golden Note Tie"; the third volume is "Litchi Spectrum"; the fourth volume is "Painting Jintang Ji". Most of the handwriting selected in this post comes from plain posts, especially the section of "ruler" in Volume 1, but the true handwriting is only half of it. Other handwriting is either dull or weak. It is not very credible to imitate Song Tuo's theory. There is Fuzhou Ben.
Calligraphy art went into a low ebb after the chaos of the Five Dynasties until the founding of the Song Dynasty. It was advocated by the emperor and ministers of the Song Dynasty and responded by numerous literati and ink-writers. Calligraphy art was liberated, showing its dazzling brilliance again and embarking on the normal development track.
Cai Xiang is one of the founders who lived in this period and made great efforts to pull back the storm with his artistic thoughts and practice, to change the face of the literary world and to reveal the prelude of the style of advocating Yishu. Calligraphers and calligraphy critics of all dynasties have highly appraised Caixiang's calligraphy art.
In recent years, there have been many comments on Cai Xiang in calligraphy circles, many of which have been comprehensively studied and introduced, and given a moderate orientation. But Caixiang's calligraphy art should be placed in the development of Chinese calligraphy for more than two thousand years and comprehensively analyzed and examined in the circle of Chinese traditional culture. He should have a higher and reasonable orientation.
His historic position in the history of calligraphy, the loftiness of his outlook on life embodied in the high combination and perfect unity of his "character" and "book", his book-writing theory, his book-writing theory with "spirit" as the core, and his creative strength of practicing and acting as the masters of role models, etc., constitute the complete shape of a generation of masters and calligraphy models. Elephant. We should really restore the position of Yan Zhenqing's "first in the present dynasty" or "second in Yan Zhenqing's literary circle", and fully publicize the high unity of his personality and books.