The Arts of Calligraphy



December 1999

Qalam included a display of Qur°¶°¶ans rendered in Kufic, Nakshi and Nastaliq scripts, spanning a timeframe of ten centuries after the birth of Islam in the 7th century A.D. The styles of calligraphy were depicted on modern works of art including sculpture, painting, pottery, terracotta panels and epitaphs.