May 26, 2022

Texts and Translations of Hâfiz

THE only original text of the Dîivân of Hâfiz which can be read with any degree of pleasure, or without impairing and imperiling even the strongest […]
May 25, 2022

An Impressionist at the Paris Exposition

THE great moment is when, after an ocean, frontiers, and inexorable Paris landlords, you arrive, disembarrassed of everything, on the inner terrace of the Trocadéro palace. […]
May 10, 2022

New galleries for Art of the Islamic Worlds in the Museum of Fine Arts

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 […]
May 7, 2022

Paris to host Gulbenkian Revealed: In the Collector’s Private Realm exhibition

Bottle from Egypt or Syria, 14th century, Mamluk period. Muhammad Yusuf, Features Writer The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the Centre des monuments nationaux (CMN) and the Al […]
May 6, 2022

The Week in Art

The Philip Guston Now exhibition in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (until 11 September) Photo: © Museum […]
May 4, 2022

About the Persian miniature.

History of the Painting art in Iran: A Persian miniature is a more detailed painting, which depicts literature or mythological themes from the region of the […]
May 3, 2022

RUSTAM KICKING AWAY THE BOULDER PUSHED BY BAHMAN

RUSTAM KICKING AWAY THE BOULDER PUSHED BY BAHMAN ATTRIBUTED TO AQA MIRAK, ASSISTED BY QASIM BIN ‘ALI, SAFAVID TABRIZ, CIRCA 1530 Folio 451 from the Shah […]
May 3, 2022

Purim: The world’s longest megillah scroll is fit for a queen

Creating this magnum opus took 15 years and reflects thousands of hours of work. THE ONLY place large enough to measure the megillah was a basketball […]
May 3, 2022

City Lit Courses about Arts in the Islamic World and the Indian Subcontinent

The City Literary Institute in Holborn, London , popularly known as the “ City Lit “ is one of those wonderfully democratic institutions founded in the […]
May 3, 2022

Persian Illuminations Tutorial

The start of June, I took two classes with the very talented Persian manuscripts and miniatures artist, Farkhondeh Ahmadzadeh at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts […]