We are launching today a 3-week preview of the Second International Islamic Art Sale which starts online on 15th October. Cambridge Islamic Art is building on the success of its first international online sale held in December 2015 to showcase more beautiful artwork which you can view now at www.cambridgeislamicart.com. Sale Period: 15th October – … Continue reading Islamic Art Sale Preview Launched Today
“Allah is beautiful and loves beauty.” – Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) – Cambridge Islamic Art is a small, volunteer driven initiative which proudly launched their first online Islamic art sale in December 2015 in aid of the Cambridge Mosque Project. World-renowned Muslim artists, many of whom are masters of the Islamic art tradition, donated pieces … Continue reading Cambridge Islamic Art raises £25K for Cambridge Mosque Project
Online: December 28, 2015 – January 3, 2016 The Cambridge Islamic Art Sale showcases a rare collection of modern Islamic art featuring every major style and region of a diverse and luminous heritage. World leading artists in this collection include Hasan Celebi (Turkey), Fuad Koichi Honda (Japan), Haji Noor Deen (China), Raeda Ashour (Saudi Arabia), … Continue reading Online International Islamic Art Sale
Cambridge’s new mosque is filled with features from the magnificent Turkish cultural legacy, including carpets, stained glass, calligraphy, and ceramics. To celebrate these gifts the Muslim Academic Trust is donating all revenues from its new nasheed collection to the Cambridge Mosque Project! Turkish Sacred Songs presents the first-ever English translations of many of Turkey’s best-loved … Continue reading New Nasheed Book Launched!
We are delighted to promote a new project to promote and document the beautiful Andalusian style of Arabic calligraphy. Master-calligrapher Abdul Lateef Whiteman has served the Cambridge Mosque Project in a wide variety of ways, including graphic design and architectural consultancy. See the trailer now:
“If I had known there was such a thing as Islamic Calligraphy, I would never have started to paint. I have strived to reach the highest levels of artistic mastery, but I found that Islamic Calligraphy was there ages before I was.” — Pablo Picasso, as quoted in The Aura of Alif by Jürgen Wasim … Continue reading Love of Beauty :: Islamic Calligraphy