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Yuan Pu

Yuan  Pu

Yuan Pu

Beijing, China

Calligrapher, Associate Professor, Beijing Institute of Graphic Communications; Chief Editor, "Print China" publishing house

Biography

Mr. Yuan Pu was born on September 1, 1946, in Zhenjiang City, Jiangsu province, China. He graduated in 1970 from the Central China Institute of Technology, majoring in Engineering. In the same year he entered the Chinese Character 605 Factory in Hubei province, engaged in the designing, developing and manufacturing of Chinese font styles and typefaces. The Chinese printing styles in thin bold-face and Song designed and made by Chinese Character 605 Factory are widely used in Chinese typesetting and as a base of the Chinese computer system. In 1977, Yuan Pu supervised the development and production of the Chinese semi-automatic phototypesetter. In 1991, he moved to Beijing Institute of Graphic Communications. As an associate professor, he developed Printing and Publishing Department, and set up the course of “University Calligraphy”.

Mr. Yuan Pu published many books e.g. Chinese Calligraphy calendar, 2008 and 2009; Chinese Calligraphy Popular Tutorial, 2001; Talk about standardization, 1985; Technology and Application of PS plate, 1989; Configuration and Maintenance of Offset Press, 1982;

Author works

Circular Fan. Poem by Li Bai

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 58 × 20cm, 2008.

The fitness of organs must conform to the changing climate

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 150 × 60cm, 2008.

Historical Ci-Verse written in Beigu Pavilion near Jingkou

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 150 × 150cm, 2008.

Motto of a Humber Room

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 120 × 80cm, 2008.

Kindness will bring blessing to people

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 120 × 40cm, 2008.

The fragrant warm snow

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 60 × 60cm, 2008.

Pursue noble and plain in one character
The Inscription

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 60x60cm, 2008

Fan face

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 100x60 cm, 2008

Aleksei Shaburov

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 15x20 cm, 2008

Chosen by Heavens

Rice paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 25x50 cm, 2009

The Inscription (Mercy to the people worldwide)

 

Fan face

Xuan paper, writing brush, 50 × 150 cm, 2008

The Merciful One Loves Everyone

Xuan paper, writing brush, 50x150 cm, 2008

Northland landscape 1

Rice paper, brush, 170x50cm

Northland landscape 2

Rice paper, brush, 170x50cm , 2014

The Heart Sūtra 1

Rice paper, brush, 50x170cm, 2014

The Heart Sūtra 2

Rice paper, brush, 50x170cm, 2014

Big Northland landscape. Rice paper, brush, 210х65 cm, 2014.

Big Heart Sutra. Rice paper, brush, 210x65 cm. 2014.

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