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Sacred Art – October 19



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Letter from the Editor-in-Chief
Letter from the Editor
In Focus
Sacredness and Art
SACRED REMAINS
Photo Essay
Sacred Art
Profiles
Dr Emily Pott in conversation with Dr. Veeda Ahmed
Wardha Shabbir’s In A Free State at Grosvenor Gallery
Reviews
Microcosm III
The moral vision
What is Art? By Leo Tolstoy
Misunderstandings
New Worlds
Old Rules, New Aspiration: Naya Pakistan
Is it Possible to Live Outside of Language?
Standing up to stigma |Art for mental health
Zara Se Baat – The mystery of whispering maidens
LOOKING FOR LUMINESCENCE
EDITORIAL
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Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

  Welcome to the latest issue of ArtNow! This month we are proud to be …

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Letter from the Editor

by Quddus Mirza

  Seyyed Hossein Nasr, the eminent Iranian scholar in his lecture at the National College …

IN FOCUS
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Sacredness and Art

by Saulat Ajmal

  Objects, places, deities, rituals, constructed monuments, mountains, rivers, the inner geography of the body, …

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SACRED REMAINS

by Mehr Javed

  In 2011, the British Museum ran a highly popular and acclaimed exhibition, showcasing some …

Photo Essay
Profiles
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Dr Emily Pott in conversation with Dr. Veeda Ahmed

by Dr Emily Pott

    Veeda Ahmed was trained as a painter and sculptor and later completed her …

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Wardha Shabbir’s In A Free State at Grosvenor Gallery

by Olivia Burt

  Wardha Shabbir’s work is alive- growing, evolving, and breathing. Shabbir’s career as an artist …

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Microcosm III

by Noor Ahmed

  Microcosm III, Curated by Adeel uz Zafar at Gandhara Art Space spotlights the characteristic, …

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The moral vision

by Sehrish Mustafa

#Selfie; The digital age has managed to enslave its social animals in a much greater …

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What is Art? By Leo Tolstoy

by Nabah Ali Saad

  London: Penguin Classics, P.1995. 202 pages     ‘What is Art?’ is the culmination …

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Misunderstandings

by Nageen Shaikh

  In his latest solo show “Misunderstandings”, contemporary artist Muzzumil Ruheel creates forms that probe …

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New Worlds

by Ambereen Siddiqui

  A cohort of seven, having spent the better part of two years together, they …

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Old Rules, New Aspiration: Naya Pakistan

by Nageen Shaikh

  It seems that dreams for a better governmental system that shall lead to better …

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Is it Possible to Live Outside of Language?

by Noor Butt

Commissioned by the Goethe Institut Pakistan, in collaboration with Indus Valley School of Art and …

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Standing up to stigma |Art for mental health

by Numair A. Abbasi

  Perhaps the only intersection between mental health and art that the majority is familiar …

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Zara Se Baat – The mystery of whispering maidens

by Haroon Shuaib

‘Chinese Whisper’ is an internationally famous game and usually refers to when one announcement or …

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LOOKING FOR LUMINESCENCE

by Quddus Mirza

  Regardless of whether an artist belongs to the Renaissance period or modern times, working …