It is also worth mentioning that two Japanese syllables: hiragana and katakana originate from the Chinese script. In addition, for a long time it played the same role in Korean, Japan and China as the Latin language in Europe.
Writing understood as an art appeared in the fourth century BC. The artist Wang Xizhi and his son Wang Xianzhi are undoubtedly considered the most eminent masters of Chinese calligraphy. It’s difficult to mention all the important calligraphy masters because there are too many of them. As well as none of them was concerned only with this field of art. Calligraphy can not exist alone.