Citadelle Art Museum in Canadian opens new exhibit on 'Illuminated Manuscripts'
Citadelle Art Museum in Canadian opens new exhibit on ‘Illuminated Manuscripts’
June 18, 2023
Never-Before-Seen South Asian Miniature Paintings From British Royal Collection To Go On View In Milton Keynes
Never-Before-Seen South Asian Miniature Paintings From British Royal Collection To Go On View In Milton Keynes
June 20, 2023
Citadelle Art Museum in Canadian opens new exhibit on 'Illuminated Manuscripts'
Citadelle Art Museum in Canadian opens new exhibit on ‘Illuminated Manuscripts’
June 18, 2023
Never-Before-Seen South Asian Miniature Paintings From British Royal Collection To Go On View In Milton Keynes
Never-Before-Seen South Asian Miniature Paintings From British Royal Collection To Go On View In Milton Keynes
June 20, 2023

Deniz’s ijaza [certificate of practice] is ornated with prayers by her three ustads Earlier this year, the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Karachi invited a Turkish calligrapher, Deniz Bektash, to teach its students the art of calligraphy. In a series of Zoom classes, she successfully trained a number of students by teaching them the foundations of calligraphy and helping them recognise the nuances of the Naskh script. The Naskh script is one of the many types of scripts used in the field of Arabic, Persian and Urdu calligraphy. Each form of calligraphy is unique to a region in the Islamic world. The Naskh script is used mainly for the Quran and is also very popular in Pakistan for transcribing Sindhi. Another script that is popular along with the Naskh script in Pakistan is the Nastaliq script, which is widely used for Urdu in newspapers, on banknotes and in […]

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