Chinese Calligraphers Mao Guangsong and Yuan Pu expressed moral support for the Russian people in the fight against coronavirus
Both Prof.Mao and Prof.Yuan are long time partners of the World Calligraphy Museum. They took part in Great Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Exhibition Commemorating to the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Russia, visited Moscow and performed calligraphy workshops. Their works are part of the collection of the World Calligraphy Museum.
On April 2, 2020 the President of the Russian Federation made another national address, he once again urged the citizens to demonstrate responsibility, to respect self-isolation measures, which the President extended until the end of April. Due to these regulations all public event are suspended, many facilities, both governmental and commercial are closed
“Here you have the spirit of calligraphy,” says the artist Samir Sayegh, pointing to one long fluid brushstroke on canvas. “It is energy that gives it balance. This energy comes from a certain set of feelings — feelings that are deep inside — and the contemplation of who you are as a human being. Life, love, fear, anxiety, stress… all these feelings. This internal spectrum of emotions is what moves the hand and gives it a sense of steadfast purpose.”