DTCM hosts lecture on calligraphy

DUBAI — The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) recently organised a lecture by a curator of the British Museum. The lecture was conducted as part of the fourth Dubai International Exhibition of the Arabic Calligraphy Art.

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Published: Sun 4 Mar 2007, 8:38 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 3:52 AM

Dr Venetia Porter, Curator of the Department of Asia at The British Museum in London, discussed the topic “Arabic Calligraphy: Word and Form”, which opened with a tribute to the late Sudanese calligrapher Osman Waqialla.

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