a form of East-Asian figurative arts, expressed in calligraphy.
It is also a traditional Japanese performing art.
You can see the personality of the artist through their brush strokes.Shodo is a symbol of the Japanese spirit.
The Naritasan Museum of Calligraphy opened in 1992 (Heisei 4) as the integrated museum of calligraphies of all kinds and runs by the Public Interest Incorporated Foundation, Naritasan Cultural Foundation. Our activity is supported by the many charitable visitors of Naritasan. Our collection covers extensive works of Japanese and Chinese calligraphy, from the ancient time to the contemporary and especially the masterpieces from Edo period to contemporary, which have been overlooked for a long time, are introduced. All kind of visitors who know little about calligraphy to the experts can enjoy our premier collection all the time.