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Rose de Vauville Exhibition

February 18, 2015

When you think about vintage French couture what does your mind tend to conjure up? Gloves? Hats? Women tottering around impeccably dressed in opulent finery? Well, that is exactly what Parisian artist Rose de Vauville has managed to capture in her new art exhibition at 1×1 Art Gallery, Al Quoz. Her beautiful tactile images mix high fashion photography with feathers, fabrics and flowers finished off with sparkling brooches and jewellery. The end result? Decadent artwork that oozes Parisian glamour from every corner! Personally, my favorite pieces are the veiled ones that lend an air of aristocratic mystery and refinement. I […]

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Jumshed Qaisar paintings at Mussawir Art Gallery

May 28, 2014

A little while back, I stopped by at Mussawir gallery and I couldn’t help but be completely drawn into Jumshed Qaisar’s amazing Islamic calligraphy pieces. Born in Lahore, Qaisar is a renowned artist specializing in his unique interpretation of Arab calligraphy. As well as all over Pakistan, his work has been exhibited in countries such as Russia, Kuwait, Moscow and UK. What I really loved about his pieces is how they are spiritually inspired yet still very beautiful, aesthetically. I like how he incorporates the lettering in a very unconventional way. Traditionally, calligraphy is created in a linear way from […]

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