Zapf Exhibition, focused on “calligraphy” that is the grass roots of the husband and wife team Hermann Zapf / Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse, will be held at Tokyo curated by J-LAF (Japan Letter Arts Forum) and Akira Kobayashi (Type director at Linotype), co-sponsored by Linotype GmbH. A part of their 70+ years creative activity is introduced with their calligraphy works, metal typesetting (property of The Kazui Press), and the WIP memos of digital fonts and more.
3 treasurable autograph works of Hermann Zapf is displayed for the first time in Japan!
– Sep. 13rd, 2011 [Tue] – 25th [Sun]
– no closing days
– at Gallery le bain
– entry fee: 1000 yen
– number of works exhibited: about 50 scheduled (autograph works, duplicate copies, materials on font-makings, metal typesetting, and more)
– curation: J-LAF (Japan Letter Arts Forum) and Akira Kobayashi (Type director at Linotype)