26 septembre 2017

'Wondrous Worlds' exhibition showcases the long history and rich diversity of Islamic art

Double Portrait of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan (1592-1666) and Empress Mumtaz (1593-1631), India, late 19th century, Colors and gold on ivory, Bequest of J. Ackerman Coles, 1926, Collection of the Newark Museum 26.1133. HOUSTON, TX.- Bringing together both historic and contemporary objects from Asia, Africa, the United States, and Europe, Asia Society Texas Center’s exhibition, Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam Through Time & Place, showcases the global history and breadth of Islamic art. The exhibition opened September... [Lire la suite]

15 mars 2014

Illuminated titlepage of the Makhzan al-Asrar, Western Iran, circa 1570, Safavid period

Illuminated titlepage of the Makhzan al-Asrar, Western Iran, circa 1570, Safavid period. Photo courtesy Alexis Renard Ink, opaque pigments and gold on paper on cardboard Height: 24 cm ; Width: 15 cm Alexis Renard. MasterArt at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.masterart.com/
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