“With the Islamic Arts Biennale, we are working to enable a deeper and more nuanced exploration of the Islamic arts,” says Farida Alhusseini, director of the Islamic Arts Biennale.
A folio from the Shah Tahmasp Shahnameh is being offered on sale at Sotheby’s in October, and is expected to sell for four to six million pounds, as a “perfect encapsulation of artistic skill, patronage and beauty.”
Western countries have assumed themselves the custodians and narrators of the global human experience with little to no mention of the colonial roots of the institution.
Uttar Pradesh chief Yogi Adityanath is a radical Hindu cleric who could one day lead the world’s second-most populous country with an iron fist.
Albaraka Turk bank organises a global competition to help preserve the art for future generations and increase public awareness and appreciation for the intricate form
A portrait of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent by Italian painter Gentile Bellini and many other art pieces from the Ottoman Empire will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s as part of the “Arts of the Islamic World” collection.
Day-long exhibition showcases Turkey's historic heritage and modern culture
The Contemporary Arabesque exhibition at Jerusalem's Museum of Islamic Art explores modern interpretations of the iconic arabesque pattern created by local artists.
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