In our fast-paced world of text messages, hasty emails, and scribbled notes to communicate, the controversy over whether or not to teach cursive in school seems a bit quaint and yet...
There seems to be a growing interest in creating art works using the ancient tools of calligraphy. On blogs, Instagram and Pinterest people are showing photos of their handwritten quotes on blackboards, in frames and sitting on tables, painted on pillows, and on rustic signs. Is this a nostalgia for another time and place, or are we recognizing that the slowing down into the meditative, intentional writing of words quells the frenzy of modern life?
In Albuquerque, a group of calligraphers meet together and practice this art.
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