China News Network, August 8 According to the news of the WeChat public account of the China Calligraphers Association on the 21st, Mr. Shen Peng, honorary chairman of the China Calligraphers Association, died at 21:2023 on August 8, 21 in Beijing at the age of 14 due to ineffective medical treatment.

The picture is from the WeChat public account of the Chinese Calligraphers Association

Shen Peng, born in September 1931, is a native of Jiangyin, Jiangsu. He is a famous calligrapher, poet, art critic, editor and publisher, and one of the first experts with outstanding contributions to the State Council. He has successively served as Deputy Editor-in-Chief and Director of the Editorial Review Committee of the People's Art Publishing House, Chairman of the 9th and Honorary Chairman of the <>th to <>th China Calligraphers Association, Member of the <>th to <>th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Librarian of the Central Museum of Culture and History, Vice Chairman of the <>th China Federation of Literature and Literature, Honorary Member of the China Federation of Literature and Literature, Honorary President of the Chinese Poetry Society, President of the Calligraphy and Seal Engraving Institute of the National Academy of Painting of China, and Advisor of the China Art Publishing Group. He has won the "China Calligraphy Lanting Award" Lifetime Achievement Award, "Plastic Arts Achievement Award", "Honorary Award of the <>rd National Chinese Poetry Award", "Lifetime Achievement Award of "Chinese Art and Literature Award", "Honorary Award of "Chinese Poetry", "World Peace Art Award" of the United Nations Academy, etc.

Mr. Shen Peng is a witness and promoter of the prosperity and development of contemporary calligraphy, and has made outstanding achievements in many fields such as calligraphy creation, academic research, editing and publishing, teaching and education, art criticism and poetry creation. He has a unique understanding of art, and at the same time fully understands and respects various art genres. His calligraphy follows tradition without being limited by tradition; Dare to innovate, but also on the basis of conforming to aesthetic laws to explore. Mr. Shen Peng put forward the concept of sustainable development of Chinese calligraphy, and formulated and implemented the 16-character policy of "promoting originality, respecting individuality, inside and outside the book, and advancing the art and the way together". He focuses on the theory and practice of fine art and calligraphy, and has written more than 100 review articles, including more than 50 kinds of review collections "Review of Calligraphy and Painting", "Shen Peng Calligraphy and Painting Talk", "Shen Peng Calligraphy and Painting Continuation Talk", "Calligraphy Ontology and Diversity" and various calligraphy collections. He loves Chinese traditional culture, has published more than 1,000 classical poems, and successively published poetry collections such as "Sanyu Yincao", "Sanyu Continued Yin", "Sanyu Zaiyin", "Sanyu Selected Poems" and so on. Attach importance to the education of calligraphy for young people, call for the popularization of calligraphy knowledge, and devote themselves to the cultivation of calligraphy talents. Enthusiastic about public welfare undertakings, he has made a large number of donations for a long time, and set up four foundations and the "Shen Peng Art Public Welfare Fund" to promote the development of contemporary calligraphy.

The death of Mr. Shen Peng is a great loss for the calligraphy industry, and the Chinese Calligraphers Association expresses its deep condolences.