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All That We Hold Detail 1 by nadiajart All That We Hold Detail 1 by nadiajart
"All That We Hold" Detail 1
Acrylic & Mixed Media on Canvas
48 x 60 inches
Nadia Janjua

"All That We Hold" is part of the painting series entitled, “The Taking & The Returning”, which is a deeply spiritual series originating from the Artist’s faith and practice of Islam. Each painting uses the language of color, and applies symbolism through materials and textures to explore a visceral reflection on what happens to the heart when we stop chasing the temporal world, and seek the constant one. Though the art is rooted in Artist’s particular faith, the spiritual tradition of seeking enlightenment through freedom from the material world is one that remains constant for many cultures and faiths. Whether our definition of the “constant” resides in earthly love, Divine remembrance, or Divine Love, the gestures and motions emerging from each canvas are open to multiple interpretations, encouraging viewers to experience their own form of spiritual awakening.
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Submitted on
March 1, 2014
Image Size
1.3 MB
Resolution
1936×1296
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Camera Data

Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D80
Shutter Speed
10/1250 second
Aperture
F/5.6
Focal Length
35 mm
ISO Speed
800
Date Taken
Feb 17, 2014, 3:49:28 AM
Software
Adobe Photoshop CS4 Macintosh