Past event

Contemporary Calligraphy – Mehmet Çebi Collection

Monday 15 May – Wednesday 17 May 2017 Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Education City, Doha, Qatar

A new exhibition, Contemporary Calligraphy – Mehmet Çebi Collection, will open at the QM Gallery Al Riwaq this month. It will bring together a notable selection of intricate and beautiful calligraphic artworks dating from the 1960’s to the present day.

The exhibition, which will run from 15th May–17th June 2017, will focus on two traditions, renowned for their glorification of the beauty of Islam through art.

The first is an assortment of Hilye-i Şerif (The Noble Hilya), a form of classic calligraphic art. The second is a collection of tesbih (prayer beads), used for ruminative prayer.

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