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.
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.
Source: “Novaya gazeta”