Artist's description:

Calligraphy word, "Al-Qabid" (Name #21) - "Al-Qabid":"Al-Qabid" means: "the One Who takes hold of the souls by subduing them, the spirits by effecting justice in their regard, the means of sustenance by His wisdom, and the hearts by making them fear His Glory." Linguistically, 'qabd', root verb of "al-Qabid," means: to take, hold, seize, grip, catch, handle, and the like. It is the holding of something with the hand such as a sword's handle, etc Reference in Quran: Art thou not aware of thy Sustainer through His works? --how He causes the shadow to lengthen towards the night when, had He so willed, He could indeed have made it stand still: but then, We have made the sun its guide; and then, after having caused it to lengthen, We draw it in towards Ourselves with a gradual drawing-in.Al-Furqan 25:45, I took little inspiration from the movement and harmony of Arabic Scripts for writing like khat e diwani, Khat e diwani jeli and Riqa diwani. This cursive style developed during the reign of the early Ottoman Turks (16th century ). It was invented by Housam Roumi. It was labeled the Diwani script because it was used in the Ottoman diwan. If we see overall painting then writing style is contemporary. Writing is composed with Islamic motives which are used in Islamic architecture.They are based on curving and branching vegetal forms. But some of them have foliage and linear geometric patterns in a single design, and some purely abstract . The floral designs have evolved into beautiful and highly complex patterns. I tried to use arabesque color palette in motifs but in few options color palette is inspired from contemporary colors. In mostly paintings square and round motives are used as a "nukta". Some time text is readable sometime not.

Materials used:

acrylic paints

Calligraphy 67 (2017)

$3,500

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This artwork is sold by Mawra Tahreem from Canada

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