Day: September 15, 2022

Pakistan flood making heroes out of ordinary people

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Pakistan is currently undergoing one of its worst crises following heavy monsoon downpours and melting glaciers in Pakistan’s northern mountain regions. The floodwaters ravaged towns, villages, roads, and bridges claiming the lives of more than 1,400 people and affecting an estimated 33 million more. The floods have caused severe structural damage throughout the country, with…...

Cartier & Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity

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Culture is no longer bound to a particular location and often moves and transforms. Ornamentation in Islamic art — patterned decoration or embellishment seen on objects or in architecture — is a great example of such movement of culture that can now be found across the world. At a traveling exhibition showcasing Maison Cartier’s resplendent…...