Islamic Art Critic & Collector
HIGH WYCOMBE, UNITED KINGDOM
Razwan Baig is a scholar, collector, philanthropist, Islamic art critic and researcher. His Islamic art collection includes items as diverse as textiles and ceramics to Qur’anic manuscripts, and has been shown in several major art museums and international exhibitions.
His interest in Islamic calligraphy began at the age of 12 and he has run workshops and presented on the art of calligraphy since 1994. He completed his qualifcations in History of Art & Archaeology of Islamic world, from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
He has also obtained extensive training in Arabic calligraphy in many diﬀerent styles from Birkbeck College and The University of Sunderland. Razwan Baig has studied with world renowned calligraphers from Turkey, Baghdad and Pakistan.
Razwan Baig has also founded a Quran Writing Project named Al-Qalam which will be the first of its kind where members of the public will write each verse of this historic manuscript in calligraphic style.
His collection can be viewed on the website: www.islamicartofcalligraphy.com
Razwan Baig interviewed by various media outlets.
DR. OKASHA EL DALY