A sample of the calligraphy of Mi Fu (1051–1107), an artist, art critic, and calligrapher of the Northern Song dynasty.
Mi Fu, nicknamed “Madman Mi” lived an extraordinary life in his time. The Song artist and critic left behind great calligraphy pieces, poetry and books on painting. Mi’s artistic works carry heavy impact on Chinese art even today.
Mi Fu (also known as “Mi Yuanzhang”) was born in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province,