Artist's description:

Calligraphy word "Al- Ahad" (Name #68) - "Al-Ahad": Al-Ahad, the One, The name Al-Ahad has the same meaning as Al-Wahid, but with more emphasis on the Unity. Al-Ahad is also different in that it is a name used only for Allah, but with all the meanings as Al-Wahid. Reference in Quran: Al-Ikhlas 112:1 " Say: He, Allah (the ) one. He is Allah, the One and Only; " 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

Painting 495 Al Ahad (2017)

$3,500

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This artwork is sold by Mawra Tahreem from Canada

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