IQNA

16:30 - November 06, 2021
News ID: 3476369
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pakistan’s Lok Mela festival underway in Islamabad is hosting a collection of Islamic calligraphy art pieces made by renowned artist Azeem Iqbal.

Islamic Calligraphy

 

The display primarily focussed on the messages of peace and harmony through Quranic verses and letters. Azeem Iqbal uses various mediums like leather, stone, wood, bamboo, gold, bronze, copper, and hand-crafted paper blended with Aabe Zamzam to create beautiful pieces.

Azeem Iqbal is a self-taught artist and gets his inspiration from nature with the belief that calligraphy is a field of love and devotion.

The display captures the golden period of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) to different eras of Islamic civilizations and the present century.

Azeem Iqbal said that Islamic Calligraphy has strong components of communicative vehicles in the shape of its words in all the known languages of the world, which is governed by strict rules.

“My creativity portrays divine rhythmic beauty and exaltation in the spiritual domain”, he said. He said that he introduced a unique and new dimensional style in the Islamic Calligraphy covering the golden era of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) to the present century.

His artwork was already displayed at Pakistan Monument Museum, Lok Virsa, National Book Foundation, etc. Art enthusiasts in Islamabad can visit the “display of traditional Calligraphy” at Lok Mela, to view the works of artist Azeem Iqbal, on display till November 7.

Source: (Pakistan’s) The Nation

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