Calligraphy by Hassan Massoudy

As part of Sharjah Calligraphy Biennial 2014, a special place has been given to well known calligrapher Hassan Massoudy, who has been honoured for his contributions in calligraphy field. The exhibition is on view at the Ceramics House at the Calligraphy Square in Sharjah (UAE) until June 6, 2014.

Square Kufic Tessellations

"What I want to depict in my art is the omnipresence of God in the universe. Not only is God present, but He is present with all His attributes. My designs are a visual representation of invocation to God and His praise and glorification through the repetition of His names. Another dimension of my work is to portray the artistry of God through the order, design and harmony apparent in all things. God is beautiful and He loves beauty." - Shakil Akram Khan

The Beauty of the Calligraphic Strokes

"Islamic calligraphy, in terms of its beauty, form and shape has a greater inspiration for me than any other art form. Contemporary calligraphers have the chance to create unlimited new compositions." (Ali Kianmehr)

The 4th Exhibition by Iranian Artist Saeed Rezai in Sarajevo

SARAJEVO / Saeed Rezai, an Iranian artist, is presenting his work to Sarajevo public for the 4th time. At the exhibition that opened at Gallery Preporod we can see Islamic calligraphy carved in the wood and combined with glass, mirror, metal and canvas. The exhibition was opened by Prof. Dr. Mohammad Reza Aram, the Cultural Counsellor of the Embassy of the Iran in Sarajevo. The exhibition will travel to Goražde (in Bosnia and Herzegovina) next week.