A Peek into Penang’s Chinese Calligraphy Scene

loading Seal script in rubbings (“帖”) that precisely trace the strokes of the inscription in white against a black background.

Chinese art took root in Penang generations ago, with artists from China interacting with local artists and art enthusiasts during their visits here.

“At that time, Penang was the first stop for Chinese travellers – including artists and calligraphers from China or Taiwan,” says Lok Pin San, president of the Calligraphy Association of Penang.

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