Calligraphy. Gold writing of Russia

On the eve of the first International Exhibition of Calligraphy the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy was opened in Sokolniki Park.

Museum of calligraphy

Among the exhibits there are different samples of Slavonic and European writing, national and foreign books on calligraphy, rare patterns of hand-writing books issued in small circulations, writing instruments of the past and present, and pieces of Hebrew calligraphic school. Over 80 beautifully designed works presented by calligraphers from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Germany, France, Israel, Syria, USA, Japan, China and many other countries lay the ground for the museum exposition. Visitors will also have a chance to see the works painted by the students of some renown calligraphers.

Museum of calligraphy

Organizers – the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy and National Union of Calligraphers.

Sokolnichesky Val, 1, Pavilion 7; metro Sokolniki;;

Source: “Novaya gazeta”