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Spirituality in Art



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Letter from Editor in Chief
Editorial
In Focus
From the ‘Silence of Language’ to a ‘Language of Silence’
The Beautiful Excuse of ‘Light’
Photo Essay
Spirituality in Art
Profiles
Studio Visit: Rashid Arshed – The Gentle Giant of Art
Unravelling the Conundrum of Language
Reviews
No Man’s Land
Alfaaz
You Should Know Him By Now
Quat and Paste
Potpourri XXVI
Summerscape
Book Review: We Go to the Gallery
Lucid Dreams
EDITORIAL
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Letter from Editor in Chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

Though the summers tend to be quiet in the art world, there is still much …

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Editorial

by Quddus Mirza

There is a slight difference between spirituality and art, because from its early beginning in …

IN FOCUS
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From the ‘Silence of Language’ to a ‘Language of Silence’

by Julius John Alam

In the Republic (514a – 520a), Plato has Socrates describe, in what is known as …

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The Beautiful Excuse of ‘Light’

by Sehr Jalil

“Finding your self – yes it’s this huge park in San Diego where we live …

Photo Essay
Profiles
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Studio Visit: Rashid Arshed – The Gentle Giant of Art

by Ali Adil Khan

Rashid Arshed lives in Montclair, California – a quiet suburb of Los Angeles. From a …

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Unravelling the Conundrum of Language

by Zohreen Murtaza

The nod of deference. The soft, submissive acceptance. A profusion of polite thank yous. As …

Reviews
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No Man’s Land

by Dua Abbas Rizvi

There is no one way of looking at this work. Ostensibly about silence, it is …

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Alfaaz

by Shameen Arshad

The calligraphy show “Alfaaz” was put up on display at My Art World, Islamabad on …

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You Should Know Him By Now

by Ammara Jabbar

The radical institutionalization of art practices that have thrived on the precedent of anarchist sentiments …

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Quat and Paste

by Sabeen Ahsan

The cleverly envisaged ‘Qut’ of a kalm which becomes ‘Quat’ foreshadows the surprise that awaits …

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Potpourri XXVI

by Numair A. Abbasi

In recent decades artists have progressively expanded the boundaries of art in efforts to engage …

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Summerscape

by Osama Khalid

If you were looking to escape the relentless heat and shrivelled mood during this summer …

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Book Review: We Go to the Gallery

by ArtNow

Normally books are written and published so they can be read. But certain books compel …

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Lucid Dreams

by Fatima Nadeem

For any audience, what’s more exciting than being exposed to productions of talent? It’s the …