The International Exhibition of Calligraphy is opening in St Petersburg

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

The exposition accounts for over 350 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.

In the framework of the exhibition there’ll be held master-classes where local and foreign artists-calligraphers will give lessons of beautiful writing to pupils and students, - RIA Novosti informs. 

Source: PH MK