As an art of writing Chinese Characters, Chinese calligraphy or shufa boasts its long history. It is one of the highest forms of Chinese art perfectly embodied the rhythm, lines and structure, serving the purpose of conveying the thoughts of the writer and displaying the abstract beauty of lines.
Masters take the characters as the carrier of their thought, so it is no need to understand Chinese character to appreciate the beauty. like what people do when they appreciate the Western abstract painting.
Schools of Calligraphy