Tag Archives: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Raqib Shaw’s ‘Paradise Lost’ at Pace Gallery

Ipshita Sen of Saffronart shares a note on Raqib Shaw’s current exhibition at Pace Gallery. New York: Raqib Shaw once again makes his mark in the New York public art scene. With his last show in 2008 at the Metropolitan Museum … Continue reading

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Bedazzled by JAR

Shradha Ramesh reports on ‘Jewels by JAR’ exhibited at Metropolitan Museum of Art New York:  In 1978, New York born Joel Arthur Rosenthal well known as JAR opened Place Vendôme in Paris. Since then the stalwart continues to rein the … Continue reading

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Imran Qureshi’s Inaugural Solo Exhibition in Rome

Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart suggests a visit to the MACRO in Rome for Imran Qureshi’s first solo exhibiton in Italy London: The MACRO (Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome) is hosting Imran Qureshi’s first solo exhibition in Italy in collaboration … Continue reading

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Past, Present and Future of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Tarika Agarwal attends a talk by Dr. Thomas P. Campbell, Director of New York’s Metropolitan Museum, in Mumbai Mumbai: On March 29, Jnanapravaha hosted a talk by Dr. Thomas P. Campbell, the Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in … Continue reading

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Imran Qureshi Invited to Undertake Roof Garden Commission at Metropolitan Museum

Tarika Agarwal shares details of a forthcoming commission by Pakistani contemporary artist Imran Qureshi at the Metropolitan Museum, May 2013 New York: Imran Qureshi, born in Pakistan in 1972, is a leading Pakistani contemporary artist. He is trained in the … Continue reading

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New Islamic Art Galleries at the Louvre

Guest blogger Saranna Biel-Cohen explores the stunning new galleries of Islamic art at the Louvre in Paris Paris: Last year we featured a series of blog posts about the new Islamic wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New … Continue reading

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A Word of Thanks & Happy 2013!

Dear Readers, Here’s wishing you a very happy and prosperous 2013 ! The past year was an eventful one for Saffronart as we introduced an array of new categories and collectibles by way of our auctions and The Story, our … Continue reading

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Antique Writing Boxes

In conjunction with the uniquely crafted Indian and Chinese boxes featured in The Story by Saffronart, Medha Kapur shares a note on Antique Writing Boxes or Lap Desks  Mumbai: Writing boxes or lap desks have existed for many centuries and … 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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