The masterpiece of 方瑞豐 Dr. Jui-Feng Fang sold for RMB 1,667,500 at 北京保利 Peijing Poly Auction to heat up cross strait calligraphy exchange / global connection
(Jui-Feng Fang 方瑞豐 calligraphy/IAE /Cross strait News Record) The calligraphy of 方瑞豐 Dr. Jui-Feng Fang has been sold on the 36th Poly Auction at Peijing. The works of the international calligrapher master 方瑞豐書法大師 Mr. Jui-Feng Fang “The Latter Part of Ode to Red Cliff” and “Dance” has been sold RMB 1,380,000 and 287,500 respectively at the Poly Auction held at Four Seasons Hotel by 北京保利Peijing Poly International Auction Company on November 10, 2016. This has brought the house down at the calligraphy circle of Taiwan on site and has heated up cross strait calligraphy exchange.
The calligraphy master 方瑞豐博士 Dr. Jui-Feng Fang of Taiwan is famous worldwide for his own creative “Artistically Calligraphy Hollow Stroke Dharma” and has been conferred with various awards all over the world. At the beginning of the year he has put out “Word Culture Calligraphy Art” to develop the cross strait Chinese culture and encourage young people to put down the mobile phones and practice to write, send message or sign greeting cards to the elder, teachers, and friends with brush pen on their free time so as to pass on the deep-rooted Chinese culture, which has won recognition by people of cross strait. His calligraphy is pointing to artistic concept that when he writes the word of crane, lotus, water lily, and flowers, it is always impressive.
The successful Peijing auction this time has only shown one end of his “calligraphy” that the reporter lingered on when seeing the display of his superb art works.
According to master Fang 方書法大師, this will inspire more Taiwanese cultural and creative artists to strive for exposure of their creative works at the international market.
He further emphasized that “The mainland China calligraphy and painting market has stepped into real competition since last September. Those who are competent and recognized will be able to sell their works at the auction of mainland China and to be praised worldwide”. He said: “it goes without doubt that artists must have financial supporter, however, most of them did not get the rewards they deserved during their lifetime. Dr. Fang aims to change such spell for contemporary painters and calligraphers, hoping to help them get the feedback they deserved for the rest of their life.”
Introduction of the works for auction:
1. The Latter Part of Ode to Red Cliff (mode: calligraphy in scroll), the starting bid is RMB 800,000.
Length: Overall external length 1048 cm (overall internal length 932 cm)
Width: Overall external length 81 cm (overall internal length 57 cm)
Features: Artistically Calligraphy Hollow Stroke Dharma
Hammer price: RMB 1,380,000
2. Dance (calligraphy), the starting bid is RMB 180,000.
Width: Overall external length 82 cm (overall internal length 69 cm)
Length: Overall external length 194 cm (overall internal length 132 cm)
Hammer price: RMB 287,500
This time the successful bid of方瑞豐 Dr. Jui-Feng Fang’s calligraphy at the 北京保利 Peijing Poly Auction has infused endless vitality to cross strait calligraphy prospect and has heated up the cross strait cultural exchange.