Calligraphy

meet the calligrapher behind Dubai’s first street signs

Growing up in Egypt as a child, Abdul Fattah vividly remembers watching his father as he wrote beautiful Arabic calligraphy on a large blackboard that hung in their home. At only 8 years old, he picked up his first quill and began to imitate the pen strokes taught by his …

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Arab GU-Q first year student wins EC Calligraphy competition award

Mastering the art of Arabic calligraphy can be a challenge even for native speakers, who revere this art form for its ability to convey meaning while avoiding figurative imagery. Sargis Simonyan, a non-Arabic speaker and freshman at QF Partner University Georgetown in Qatar (GU-Q) took on this challenge and won …

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A moving meditation on mortality in the late paintings of Brice Marden

Brice Marden’s recent paintings and drawings are provisional, tender, heartbreaking, angry, vulnerable and open. As his job requires him to engage the surface with gestures, pressures and movements – which has been true since the start of his career – this ties in with what he can accomplish physically. Thinking …

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Help humans respect the ecological order of the Earth

Ti Gong Artist Song Chen speaking The third World Soil Day public art education project initiated by artist Song Chen was unveiled at the Xinqiao Art Museum in Songjiang District on December 5. The “Eco Century” ecological soil art exhibition showcases Song’s works from the past 10 years. year. The …

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Emirates news agency – Ministry of Culture and Youth reveals details of Al Burda festival

ABOU DHABI, December 12, 2021 (WAM) – The Ministry of Culture and Youth has revealed details of the second edition of the Al Burda Festival to be held at the Dubai Exhibition Center at Expo 2020 Dubai from December 19 to 21. The three-day festival “Transcending Spaces, Discovering the World” …

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HUB-Robeson Galleries announces spring exhibition calendar

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – HUB-Robeson Galleries’ Spring 2022 exhibition program will focus on contemporary portraits, storytelling, and student-led projects. The exhibits will be held in various locations within the HUB-Robison Center, including the HUB Gallery and Art Alley. The HUB gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. …

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From Castle Howard to Chatsworth House – what some of our great country houses are doing this Christmas

For many people, a day at one of our historic mansions is as much a Christmas tradition as it is going to panto and watching reruns of the Morecambe and Wise specials on TV. Here are six eye-catching exhibits that you can enjoy across the region … Register to our …

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Islamic Arts Festival returns to Houston on December 11-12

Chevall Pryce, Personal editor December 2, 2021Updated: Dec 2, 2019 2021 3:14 p.m. 1of3 Visitors to the Islamic Arts Festival in Houston Courtesy of the Islamic Arts FestivalShow moreShow less 2of3 Visitors to the Islamic Arts Festival in Houston Photos courtesy of the Islamic Arts SocietyShow moreShow less 3of3 Visitors …

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Holidays at the liberty public market

See + Do Join us for fun family festivities Tuesday, November 30, 20210 Join us for fun family festivities at Liberty Public Market! Sit back and relax as our singers rock you to the joys of Christmas on Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm to 4pm on the back patio. Selfies …

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