A recent Los Angeles Review of Books' column took a look at Maryam Ekhtiar's How to Read Islamic Calligraphy stating that it is "impossible to deny the enduring and ubiquitous presence of calligraphy … [Read more...]
About the MOST Story Bank ...
The MOST Story Bank is a live archive of stories on the most current events, people and cultural perspectives of Muslims in America and around the world. With writers in mind, MOST carefully selects story-driven news from the most reputable published sources.
“My work is all about people coming together,” proclaims artist Salma Arastu. “That is my dream. … I want to show people what the Quran has taught me about diversity, community, friendship and … [Read more...]
Taking Shape: Abstraction From the Arab World, 1950s–1980s is currently on view at the Grey Art Gallery at New York University. The exhibit explores mid-20th-century abstract art from North Africa, … [Read more...]
It all started when two teen sisters from Michigan were assigned a school project to research inspirational historical figures. The older sister picked Fatima al-Fihri, a Muslim woman credited with … [Read more...]