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Islamic calligraphy -- Exhibitions

Asia Society: Islamic Calligraphy

This website from the Asia Society is actually two exhibitions in one: Traces of the Calligrapher and Writing the Word of God: Calligraphy and the Qur'an. The former focuses on the men and women who have practiced calligraphy, or beautiful writing, the most esteemed of the Islamic visual arts, while the latter provides a few samples of their craft. In the opening section, "Tools and Materials",...
Islamic Calligraphy

Created by the McGill University Library, Islamic Calligraphy is a digital exhibition showcasing the beauty and varying styles of Arabic scripts. Here, visitors can view a curated collection of over one hundred images showing representative examples of Arabic calligraphy from McGill's Islamic Rare Books Collection, including the sixteen pieces that were on display as a physical exhibition in 2011....