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    The New York Times CompanyJason Farago4/5/2110 min
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    • Ruchita_Ganurkar
      1 month ago

      Ever wonder how beautiful INDIA is :)

      Shah Jahan’s Koh-I-Noor Diamond

      • bill
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    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
      1 month ago

      Beautiful. I adore the Tiny Masterpiece.

      This is also Persian verse, by a poet aching with love for a young friend.

      What a beautiful expression to be confident and apt to express via art. Reminds me of the recent statement in Ava writing about artistic expression being the only real expectation any of us should find essential within loving relationships. I’m paraphrasing and she delivers it so much better.

    • Pegeen
      1 month ago

      I have always been drawn to the fabulous colors, clothing and culture of India. Exotic is the most apt word - other worldly. I have several stunning long wrap around skirts made from Indian saris. These paintings are gorgeous. Recently I was given a treasure when my aunt passed away. It was her 1969 Metropolitan Museum Engagement Calendar depicting the illustrations of The Khamsa of Nizami by the artist Shaikh-Zada. The paintings are rich in color and detail, just like the ones pictured in this article. Breathtaking.