ESP Biography


Major: 20

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2025

Picture of Zixuan Liu

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Not Available.

Past Classes

  (Clicking a class title will bring you to the course's section of the corresponding course catalog)

H15560: Calligraphy Masterpieces of China: History, Art Appreciation, and Culture in Spark 2023 (Mar. 18 - 19, 2023)
Do you want to know what are the three notable masterpieces of Chinese calligraphy? In this class, we will briefly cover the biography of famous ancient Chinese poets and provide background/context behind their famous works, including A Requiem to My Nephew, Orchid Pavillion Preface, and The Cold Food Observance. We will analyze their works, including their calligraphy style as well as the meaning behind their poems. After a discussion on ancient Chinese works, we will discuss modern Chinese calligraphy artists, including Wang Dongling and Xu Bing.