VIDEO: MU professor demonstrates cultural importance of Chinese calligraphy

Monday, March 15, 2010 | 8:49 a.m. CDT
MU art professor Lampo Leong is an internationally-known artist specializing in Chinese calligraphy.

COLLUMBIA — Although calligraphy is an important part of Chinese culture, MU art professor Lampo Leong, an internationally known artist specializing in the artform, has found a way to make it relevant in mid-Missouri. He melds old traditions with contemporary art to create his own style and teaches students to do the same. His work is featured in Columbia as well as other galleries around the world.

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