Towers of Islam

Saudi Aramco World, Volume 15, Number 2, Sunday 1 March 1964 The second and third photos in this article were taken by Ali Omar Ermes … Read More

The Geometry of the Spirit

Islamic calligraphy is without doubt the most original contribution of Islam to the visual arts, yet it is only recently that it has come to … Read More

The Flavors of Arabia

Alice Arndt – Saudi Aramco World – March/April 1988 Vol 39, No. 2, Tuesday 1 March 1988     The Arabian Peninsula has been closely … Read More

The Fabric of Tradition

Heather Colyer Ross – Saudi Aramco World Volume 38, Number 5, Tuesday 1 September 1987     The images on this page were taken by … Read More

Letter, Word, Art

Kaf - Power of Impression by Ali Omar Ermes

Lee Adair Lawrence – Saudi Aramco World, Volume 48, Number 2, Tuesday 1 April 1997 The artwork featured in this article on the left is … Read More

Calligraphy – A Noble Art

Kamel Al-Baba – Saudi Aramco World Volume 15, Number 4, Wednesday 1 July 1964   To the Arab world calligraphy is more than handwriting. It … Read More