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LA Museum’s ‘Islamic Art Now’ offers powerful perspective on art in the Middle East

The relationship between the West and the Middle East has long been described as mystifying, misunderstood and more so an ideology that can only be infamously described as a clash of civilizations. 73 more words


Senses of Springtime at The Met

Yesterday I had a fantastic time volunteering at the Senses of Springtime Festival  at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, as part of Cool Culture, a nonprofit organization serving children and families in New York City. 308 more words

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Islamic Wedding Canvas - Love and Mercy

Here’s another Finished piece!

Islamic Wedding Canvas. Makes such a wonderful gift.

Centre reads part of Surat Ar-Rum “He placed between you Love and Mercy” – Mashallah what a beautiful verse! 51 more words


ADMAF presents Islamic Arts Exhibition 17 May-17 June

Students of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain exhibit artworks resulting from workshops on Islamic geometrical design run by The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, students where they explored issues of astronomy, navigation, sustainability and climate. 13 more words


Dish with a standard bearer - Abbasid Caliphate (10th century AD)


This dish with a standard bearer is a monochrome lusterware. It was made in Iraq in the 10th century AD and it is now in the Louvre Museum. 389 more words



I tried to pretend my last day in Florence was just like any other and went to the Bargello. 269 more words


Back in New York, Part 2

More from New York. An unusually warm spring weekend. Naturally, everyone seemed to turn up to walk the High Line. Perfect for crowd-sketching.

Sketches from the Met. 73 more words