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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Some of the first visitors at a newly opened Quran exhibition on Oct. 22 said they hoped the display would help overcome prejudice and spread awareness about Islam
The third Istanbul Design Biennial, “Are We Human? : The Design of the Species : 2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years, 200 years, 200,000 years,” will open this weekend with events around the city for the next month.
With a focus on artistic production under Islamic patronage, the sale of Arts of the Islamic World, which will take place on Oct. 19 at Sotheby’s London, covers more than a thousand years of artwork spanning multiple continents.
An exhibition titled ‘A Sharp Cliff after a Soft Landing’ aims to discover how memory affects the making of art while focusing on momentary shifts in memory. Curator Mehmet Kahraman divides the exhibition into two different galleries, aiming to show audiences the influence of momentary encounters in our memories
Iraq opened a new antiquities museum in the southern city of Basra on Sept. 27 with pottery, coins and other artifacts dating back more than 2,000 years on display.
As part of an extensive array of antiquities from India and the Islamic world, Bonhams has announced a fine and rare İznik pottery tile as one of the highlights of its upcoming sale to be held in London on Oct. 18.
The founders of Turkey’s first contemporary art Museum, Elgiz Museum, have made a long-time dream come true by opening an exhibition, titled “Lines of Passage” (in medias res), at Halim Bey Mansion on the Greek island of Mytilene.
Istanbul’s Beyoğlu Municipality opened its new culture and art season on Oct. 11 with an exhibition by Turkish painter Ahmet Güneştekin.
Japanese archaeologists said Sept. 28 they have for the first time unearthed ancient Roman coins at the ruins of an old castle