"Arabic calligraphy is the artistic practice of handwriting Arabic script in a fluid manner to convey harmony, grace and beauty," Unesco said on its website.create different motifs."
Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi visited on Saturday, the art exhibition “Luminous Letters,” by Emirati artist and calligrapher Mohammed Mandi, at the Sharjah Calligraphy Museum.
The handwritten Quran measured 28.5 inches in length, 22.5 inches in width, 4.5 inches in height and weighed 30.265kg. Jaleena got the certificate from the UAE-based Arabian World Records organisation for her efforts during the event on Thursday.
Featuring more than 200 distinguished local and international calligraphers and artists, the Biennale seeks to underscore the significance of calligraphy as a powerful medium for cultural expression.
As Market Focus at the 49th London Book Fair, Sharjah is offering visitors as well as votaries of the English European cultural movement an opportunity to explore closely the aesthetics and techniques of Arabic calligraphy.
The launch date holds huge personal significance to the artist since he left his home in Basra, Iraq (where his artistic journey began), on 11/11. “Letters of Love” in New York also took place 11 years ago.
The manuscripts were often undertaken under royal patronage, and their production was typically regarded as the opportunity of a lifetime for the teams of calligraphers, artists and craftsmen who spent lifetimes honing their skills.
The Khawla Art & Cultural Foundation, Abu Dhabi, has launched an initiative that aims to build a reference database of all distinguished, licensed calligraphers worldwide. The initiative was named ‘The Certified Calligraphers Pedigree’.