Book Title: “From Alphabet to Art” – Introduction of common calligraphies From beginning until now & Calligraphic templates
By: Gholamreza Rahpeyma
Publisher : Library, Museum and Documentation center of Islamic Consultive Assembly.
with cooperative: Academy of Arts of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Graphic and Art Manager : M.Saleh Rahpeyma
Artistic Supervisor : Gholamreza Rahpeyma
Artistic Advisor : Kateban Mandegar Vahy Co.
Circulation : 2000
ISBN : 978-600-220-230-7
In the first chapter, this book introduces the calligraphic templates, e.g. “inscription”, “black practice” and other templates and then introduces theancient pre-Islamic calligraphies and then studies the calligraphies and their history and rather tries to provide the basis introduction to common calligraphies such eras to be able to establish a sincere relationship between thereaders and such calligraphies.
Furthermore, the book introduces Kufi calligraphy as the first post-Islamic calligraphy and then introduces and presents a variety of calligraphies in an orderly manner, and while defining each, the history, use and masters ofsuch calligraphies have separately been briefed. Meanwhile, some illustrative samples collected from across the Globe and the worldwide famous museums are also focused.