Majid al Youssef Dubai

Even if you don’t understand the letters, you can appreciate the beauty of Arabic calligraphy. It has been studied and developed for centuries and the dimensions of the letters are based on the golden ratio. “Calligraphy opens the door to aesthetic values that are not available in nature,” says Majid Al Youssef, one of 12 calligraphers whose works are on show at Ara Gallery in Downtown Dubai.

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