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Mao Zedong's Calligraphy

Mao Zedong(1893-1976), the founder of the People's Republic of China, is the most prominent Chinese strategist, statesman, philosopher, theoretician, poet and calligrapher in 20th century.

Mao was a skilled and master Chinese calligrapher with a highly personal style. His work gave rise to a new form of Chinese calligraphy called "Mao-style" or Maoti, which has gained increasing popularity since his death. His calligraphy, along with his poetry can best express his character, romantic, liberal and perseverant. His calligraphy can be seen today throughout Chinese mainland. There are various competitions specializing in Mao-style calligraphy.

This application collects more than one hundred Mao's calligraphers from 1910s to 1960s. And gives description to each. It's wealth to the Chinese calligrapher and historian to Chinese modern history.