A Handwritten Constitution will be exhibited in St Petersburg

On Tuesday in St Petersburg State Academic Institute of painting, sculpture and architecture n.a. Repin is due to open International Exhibition of Calligraphy.

As organizers announce, citizens and guests of St Petersburg will be the first to see unique exposition that accounts for over 350 stamp works of best world calligraphic schools from 24 countries. Along with antiques contemporary art are exhibited. The collection accounts for around 250 exponents among which most interesting and undiscovered are patterns of Slavic writing, world historical manuscripts, rare letters and documents of the Imperial House of Romanoff from store-room of State museum of history.

Exhibition visitors will study the collection of rare handwritten and miniature books from private collections, writing instruments of different époques, will see modern authentic patterns of applied calligraphy.

The exclusive exponent of the exhibition will be one and only in the modern history handwritten variant of Constitution of Russian Federation that resulted due to efforts of a team of calligraphers and editors. Fancy folio will be presented on Wednesday during gala-opening of the project and will occupy an honorable place in the exposition. 

Source: BN.ru Newspaper