Chinese Resourses

Dictionary and online learning

Language and Literature

Poetry

  • Chinese Poetry -Includes works by Wang Wei, Du Fu, Li Bai and others.
  • Chinese Poetry Classics -links to Chinese poetry, some English
  • Chinese Poem -Poems by Du Fu, Wang Wei, Li Bai and others in characters, pinyin and literal and literary English. Includes subject index.
  • Song of Roses -A collection of poems by Vena Yin Sheng, presented in Chinese calligraphy and translated into English.
  • Asian Topics: Tang Poetry -Articles on various aspects of the genre, including its forms and its relationship to everyday life, plus information on Du Fu, Li Bo and Wang Wei.

Art

  • China the Beautiful -cultural information and links, some English
  • Chinese Music -links to download Chinese songs; titles are in English
  • Wei Ming Magazine -online information on Chinese arts and literature, English version
  • Chinese-art.com -Bi-monthly online magazine, covering traditional and contemporary art.
  • New Chinese Art -Featuring a wide variety of modern art from throughout China such as paintings, prints, sculptures, woodcuts, photographs and installations.
  • Bronzes of Ancient China -Brief history and images and information about Shang and Tang pieces collected and discussed by Werner Schmidlin.
  • A Look at Chinese Painting -Examination of seven Chinese calligraphies and paintings from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Tongram Online -Includes works by Tong Da-Nian, Guo Yi-Fang and Xu Zhi-Hai.

Art Museums

Calligraphy

  • China the Beautiful -Fostering an appreciation of Chinese calligraphy.
  • Art Exhibition Online, Hong Kong, a portfolio -Limited Edition abstract calligraphy created from original historical documents (China/Britain,1997 Hong Kong Handover). Lithographs by artist Pat Elliott Shircore.
  • Chinavoc.com -Featured on Chinese calligraphy, with illustrated pictures about writing techniques, Chinese characters, writing styles and Four treasures of the study.
  • Gallery Opus - Hong Kong art gallery, showing limited edition abstract calligraphy created from historical documents.
  • Teaching Chinese Language and Calligraphy - Learning Chinese and calligraphy online or offline.
  • Dr Xu, Zhi-Hai - Biography of award-winning artist, links to on line galleries of his seal and calligraphy work.
  • Khoo Seow Hwa - Exhibitions of calligraphy and chop/carving artwork. Includes a photo of the artist and list of current publications.
  • Introduction to Chinese calligraphy - Look at the great works of Chinese calligraphy and learn to appreciate it as an art.
  • Chinese calligraphy - Brush calligraphy is an art unique to Asian cultures. Shu (calligraphy), Hua (painting), Qin (a string musical instrument), and Qi (a strategic boardgame) are the four basic skills and disciplines of the Chinese literati.

News

History

General

Houston Area Chinese Community

  • Chinese Community Center - Houston Chinese Community Center.
  • Chinese Civic Center - facility is located at 10052 Harwin Drive, Houston. ... library; furnished rooms for community organization gatherings ... training spaces to many Chinese Cultural/Arts.

Back to top