10 octobre 2016

Sotheby's London announces rare and exquisite objects in its Arts of the Islamic World sale

  LONDON.- Sotheby’s Arts of the Islamic World auction on 19 October 2016 will present rare and exquisite objects that tell the story of over a thousand years of artistic exchange and influence in the Islamic world.  This October’s sale will open with a selection of fifty manuscripts and calligraphies from the renowned collection of the late Jafar Ghazi. Each of these works bears witness to the high esteem in which calligraphy was held in Turkey, the Middle East and Persia from the medieval period up until the... [Lire la suite]

06 juillet 2013

The Cleveland Museum of Art opens new north wing gallery to the public

Silk Ikat-Velvet Woman’s Robe, Munisak, 1850–75. Uzbekistan, Bukhara. (Cleveland Museum of Art) CLEVELAND - Featuring 423 works, the new north wing gallery is the second to last portion of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s total renovation and expansion. The exhibition is located in the museum’s new north wing galleries that are located on the second floor adjacent to the newly constructed glass atrium. To find the exhibit, head to the escalators at the far end of the atrium, turn left at the top and left again just before reaching... [Lire la suite]