AGA KHAN MUSEUM
The centerpiece of Dissolving Order is a deconstruction of one of the world's most enduring, remarkably consistent art forms: the carpet. Like many of Ahmed's sculptures, Gautama (2017), a hand-woven carpet itself, distorts familiar features of carpets, warping the past into something otherworldly and new.
Gautama appears to fray, swirl, and ooze right in front of the viewer — a helpful reminder that long-lasting traditions or established systems can shapeshift at any time. Everything seems in flux, and at the same time, we see new horizons and fresh, expressive possibilities materialize right before our eyes.
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Yael Dryzin – Transitions
Yael Dryzin Born in 1986, lives and works in Israel and Greece. Graduate of Art Studies at Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem (2014).
Carlos Blanco Artero – Figurative Abstraction
My work could fit within a contemporary figuration but at the same time within abstraction. I have several lines of work, which often converge, and others go their own way.
Andi Arnovitz – Medical Exploration
"There are certain elements of the human form that immediately denote ” female.” The pelvis certainly suggests fertility, the womb, the center of life in its most graphic simplicity. Playing with this form, with bones that feel like lace, with blood that is at once terrifying and beautiful, I draw attention to the female form and its cycles". -Andi Arnovitz
An Exclusive Interview With Jim Tsinganos
"When I first told my father that I wanted to be an illustrator, he just looked blankly at me and said, Are you sure you can make a living doing that? 25 years later, with many awards and work showcased and acknowledged in most illustration annuals across the globe, I'm still here, still making a living."
Richard MacDonald Icons
What does it mean to be iconic? Surely it is beyond the scope of mere talent or fame and encompasses something that closely resembles an apex of the human experience.
REZA RAHIMI LASKO ORIENTAL ISLAMIC ART
Reza Rahimi Lasko was born in 1979 in Iran. At the age of 12, he started his official art studies. The most important encouragement came from his mother, who sent him to begin his professional education by Mr. Majid Arvari in 1997.
THE ORGANIC MOVEMENT
'PHYSICAL BRIDGE' BETWEEN REALITY AND IMAGINATION
Another Battle Brews in Europe
As the war in Ukraine rages, a second conflict is heating up between Russian ally Armenia and neighboring Azerbaijan
Create Happiness Now
This month, DAAJI recommends three happiness habits. He also shares wisdom from the Bhagavad Gita, and from modern writers, to inspire us with confidence and help us on our way toward lasting happiness.
Running back by committee in 2021
Many Miami Dolphins fans do not like to admit that head coach Brian Flores operates under the “Patriot Way” more times than not. That is not necessarily a bad thing, but obviously, Dolphins fans have a hard time accepting anything Patriots-related.
An illustrated page from the Russian Chronicle, showing the Battle of the Ugra River.The “Battle” of the Ugra River
Service, Simplicity & Songwriting part 1
With an Ivy league education, this MTV rap/hip hop star was living the American dream and working on Wall Street when the events of 9/11 unfolded in front of his eyes. Giving up the corporate world, NIMO PATEL decided to pursue his passion for music in LA, but a chronic health issue led him to seek Ayurvedic treatment in India. He stayed back for 6 months to volunteer at the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad, and continues to this day working with the slum children of the city when he’s not working for his own non-profit organization, Empty Hands Music. VANESSA PATEL caught up with him in June to learn more about his mantra “Service, Simplicity & Songwriting.”
Questions On Trainers
The main purpose of learning from a trainer is for them to impart yogic Transmission.
Daytrip to Tangier
Let a guide lead the way around the mesmerizing Moroccan city.
अहमदाबाद में बच्चों के अस्पताल वाली इमारत में लगी आग
13 नवजात सहित 75 लोग बचाए गए
A HOLIDAY AT HOME
Redolent of vibrant hues and cosy interiors, Gayatri Gunjal designs a peace-invoking home for its diverse occupants
The future of farming
Rahul Rasal: the doctor of soil