Tag Archives: Islamic Art

Walid Raad: Preface to the First Edition at Louvre’s Salle de la Maquette (19 January-8 April)

Guest blogger Saranna Biel-Cohen reviews Lebanese artist Walid Raad’s contemporary installation at the Louvre  Paris: Contemporary media artist Walid Raad is currently showing a work at the Louvre in conjunction with the opening of the new Islamic galleries in the museum. … Continue reading

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Sadequain — A Muralist Par-Excellence

Manjari Sihare of Saffronart profiles some of the achievements of the renowned Pakistani artist, Sadequain New York: On November 7-8, 2012, Saffronart will host its inaugural auction of the Art of Pakistan. The auction will showcase an exceptional group of Pakistani works … Continue reading

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia – Part V

Josheen Oberoi of Saffronart explores the stunning new galleries of Islamic art at the Met, a few centuries at a time. New York: This is the last in a series of posts that came out of my visit to the Islamic … Continue reading

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia – Part IV

Josheen Oberoi of Saffronart explores the stunning new galleries of Islamic art at the Met, a few centuries at a time. New York: Last month I had started posting about the Islamic Art collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art … Continue reading

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia – Part III

Josheen Oberoi of Saffronart explores the stunning new galleries of Islamic art at the Met, a few centuries at a time. New York: For the last two weeks, I have been posting about the Islamic Art collection of the Metropolitan … Continue reading

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia – Part II

Josheen Oberoi explores the stunning new galleries of Islamic art at the Met, a few centuries at a time. New York: The Islamic Art collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York was opened to the public after … Continue reading

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia – Part I

Josheen Oberoi explores the stunning new galleries of Islamic art at the Met, a few centuries at a time. New York: It would be fair to warn visitors of a possible sensory overload when they visit the galleries presenting the … Continue reading

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