Paris to host Gulbenkian Revealed: In the Collector’s Private Realm exhibition
Paris to host Gulbenkian Revealed: In the Collector’s Private Realm exhibition
May 7, 2022
An Impressionist at the Paris Exposition
An Impressionist at the Paris Exposition
May 25, 2022
Paris to host Gulbenkian Revealed: In the Collector’s Private Realm exhibition
Paris to host Gulbenkian Revealed: In the Collector’s Private Realm exhibition
May 7, 2022
An Impressionist at the Paris Exposition
An Impressionist at the Paris Exposition
May 25, 2022

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), is creating new galleries for Art of the Islamic Worlds, slated to open in early 2023. Culminating a 15-year initiative, the galleries will feature masterworks from the museum’s own collection and from the distinguished collection of Iranian collector Hossein Afshar, which is on extended loan. With the addition of the new galleries, the MFAH will have one of the largest permanent displays in the United States for Islamic art. We sat down with the museum’s curator Aimée Froom to preview the new galleries, which at nearly 6,000 square feet, will more than double the museum’s gallery space for Islamic art. When was a curatorial department first created for the art of the Islamic worlds at the museum? What has funded the existing collection? The Art of the Islamic Worlds (AIW) initiative was established by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in 2007 […]

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