'Eclipse' [The Kitab Series] (2019) Limited Edition Fine Art Print
Inspired by the enveloping darkness found during the rare occurrence of an Eclipse, this painting
delves into the beauty of Arabic calligraphy in a way that highlights the delicate structure of each
Arabic letter. The letters here are known as Huroof-e-Muqatta’at (the disconnected or broken
letters). At first glance, these letters appear familiar and known, but upon further study they are seemingly
meaningless and impossible to interpret. Although many researchers, scholars and believers have tried
to interpret the meaning of these arabic letters, they could not as the meaning behind that was hidden by
This painting was created using the letters from the Holy Quran, no meaning can be attributed to them
except with faith and appreciation of the beauty of the arabic letter. Unless you see the delicate structure,
patterns of each brush stroke which dedicates layers of Gold to its movement, you cannot find beauty in the
text used to the reveal the benefits of the Quran to mankind.
This painting has no translateable meaning. It is a testimonial of the mysteries hidden within the passages of
the Holy Quran. It carries a story that can only be read through faith in Allah swt and his last Prophet.
."الر، كِتَابٌ أَنزَلْنَاهُ إِلَيْكَ لِتُخْرِجَ النَّاسَ مِنَ الظُّلُمَاتِ إِلَى النُّورِ"
(Alif lam ra, A Book which We have revealed unto you, in order that you might lead mankind out of the depths of darkness into light). Surah: 14, Verse: 1
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