The Seas and the Mobility of Islamic Art

Seas and the Mobility of Islamic Art | Yale University Press ISBN: 9780300256888Publication Date: July 2021336 pages, 9 x 11 1/2120 color + b/w illus. The seas have long served as both connective tissue for and barriers between intellectual, social, and artistic traditions. Nowhere is this dual role more evident than within the visual and material cultures of […]

Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities

June 18 through September 26, 2021 The Morgan Library & Museum, New York Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities | The Morgan Library & Museum Pakistani American artist Shahzia Sikander is internationally celebrated for bringing Indo-Persian manuscript-painting traditions into dialogue with contemporary art practice. This exhibition tracks the first fifteen years of this artistic journey, from her […]

Visit from Iraqi Minister of Culture

On Friday 2 July 2021, Director-General Webber Ndoro was honoured to meet with H.E. Al-Dafar Al-Hamdani, Minister of Culture in Iraq, and Mr Zaid Al-Ani, First Secretary of the Embassy of Iraq in Rome. Zaki Aslan, Director, ICCROM-Sharjah Regional Office and Rohit Jigyasu, Project Manager, Programmes Unit, also attended online and in person, respectively. The […]