Monthly Archives: July 2009


Tikkun Daily: Lord Krishna Dances In

The Hindu Lord Krishna began to dance his way back into Salma Arastu’s paintings, years after her conversion to Islam. How and why did it happen? I wanted to tell this story in “Painting Past Borders,” my article in the July/August issue of Tikkun, but didn’t have the space Looking through Arastu’s beautiful [...]

By |July 12th, 2009|Media|1 Comment

Salma Arastu in Tikkun Daily

“Abstract people dance across her giant canvasses, which hover and throb with rich colors and an aching sense of peace,” wrote Alana Price of Indian-born artist Salma Arastu in the current Tikkun (on newsstands now). A Hindu by upbringing and a Muslim by marriage, Arastu has been deeply influenced by the flowing lines of Arabic [...]

By |July 10th, 2009|Media|Comments Off on Salma Arastu in Tikkun Daily