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Mysticism in Miniature Art: An interview with Artist Fatima Zahra Hassan

Mysticism in Miniature Art: An interview with Artist Fatima Zahra Hassan

Miniature Painting is unique as it transforms the material world into a world which is dreamlike. It is representational art form considering the other visual Arts of Islam. It can tell the whole story in a small space which is manifold.

An Afternoon with Mohamed Zakariya: The Story of the Poem

An Afternoon with Mohamed Zakariya: The Story of the Poem

Last fall, I had the privilege to sit with Zakariya hoca to talk about calligraphy and his experiences. But he shared with me more than just calligraphy. We talked about languages, poetry, past and current masters of this art, literature and of course calligraphy! For the next few months I will be sharing with you snippets of our conversation.

Life of Art: Profile of Artist Lubna Zahid

Life of Art: Profile of Artist Lubna Zahid

Inspiration can come from unexpected places. Like, Holland for example. Artist Lubna Zahid was always attracted to colors. She started painting at a young age. She has over 25 years of experience.  But, her love for art had a connection to, of all places, the Netherlands.