Museum of Calligraphy Will Be Opened in the Capital of Russia
The first Russian Museum of Calligraphy will be set up at the Sokolniki Recreation and Entertainment Park.
The centerpiece of the exposition is formed by 80 well-designed calligraphic art works by the visual artists from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Germany, France, Israel, Syria, USA, Japan, China, etc. They all are live-action pieces of art which have accumulated the lettering traditions of many generations.
The exhibiting items include fine specimen of Slavonic and European lettering, Russian and foreign books on calligraphy, limited editions of rare manuscripts, writing utensils of the past and present, elegant Hebrew calligraphy.
Source: TV7 weekly magazine (tv7.ru)