November 22, 2022

Iranian incense burner helps to fuel ‘white glove’ sale

Lion form bronze incense burner made in eastern Iran or Afghanistan in the 11th or 12th century – £9000 at Chiswick Auctions. A private single-owner collection […]
November 19, 2022

Artist Kushana Bush ‘always saw the world in flames, now, everyone else sees it that way too’

Kushana Bush’s Lithograph works in collaboration with John Pusateri will be unveiled at the Aotearoa Art Fair from November 16. Creating art in the middle of […]
November 19, 2022

Promotion of Islamic concepts in calligraphy discussed

LAHORE:Several academics read papers and held discussions on the varied aspects of Islamic Art on the 2nd day of The Islamic Art Festival organised by Lahore […]
October 20, 2022

‘Arts of The Islamic World & India’ in Sotheby’s London October sale

An emerald and diamond-set gold bazuband from North India. Muhammad Yusuf, Features Writer Alongside Indian miniatures and Islamic manuscripts, 18th-century jewels and rare works of art […]
October 20, 2022

A Tribute to Peter Lamborn Wilson

Portrait of Peter Wilson, July, 1989, Boulder. Photo: Allen Ginsberg. Raymond Foye My introduction to PLW was not through his writings but through his after-midnight radio […]
September 13, 2022

Why did Mughal emperor Jahangir issue these rare and singular astrology-themed coins?

Met Museum [Public Domain] The Leningrad Scorpio. The Lahore Capricorn. The Agra Aquarius. No, these aren’t the titles of vintage spy novels. These references appear in […]
July 31, 2022

Iran’s art heritages where different civilizations and cultural traditions converge

(VOVWORLD) – “A picture is worth more than a thousand words”, Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Hieu said at a recent exhibition of handcrafts and photographs […]
June 15, 2022

Written in gold: exploring golden manuscripts from around the world

Gold speaks in a universal tongue and has long held a special place in manuscript traditions around the world. Throughout the centuries, it has been incorporated […]
June 9, 2022

The Healing Mother Earth

  The Healing Mother Earth ” We are growings of the nature around us. Earth is our nourishing mother, and with her, we find peace, harmony, […]
May 26, 2022

Texts and Translations of Hâfiz

THE only original text of the Dîivân of Hâfiz which can be read with any degree of pleasure, or without impairing and imperiling even the strongest […]