Abbas Shakir al Fattal Al Baghdadi

Abbas Al-Baghdadi is one of the world’s foremost experts in Islamic calligraphy. Born in 1951 in Baghdad, he has had a distinguished career as a calligrapher and teacher of calligraphy. He adheres strictly to the rules of classical calligraphy and is averse to modern calligraphy, especially when its practitioners do not master the art in its traditional form. He is well-known for the balance, clarity, and majesty of his works.

Source of Influence: Arts & Culture

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