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Rana Begum

Simply Put

BY NED CARTER MILES

NO. 680, 2016, set of 50 paintings, acrylic paint on MDF, 80 x 25 x 4 cm each. Photo by Philip White. 

Unless stated otherwise, all images courtesy the artist and The Third Line, Dubai.

For all their chaos, ugliness and noise, cities have a poetic tendency to create serendipitous moments of beauty. Despite their size and variety, there are times when things just “come together.” I experienced one of these moments of urban happenstance the morning I visited Rana Begum’s studio in Haringey, North…

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