June 27, 2022

Rich volume examining knights and their shining armour goes beyond popular romantic notions

Book provides excellent overview of the history of and meaning behind orders, tournaments and armour An illustration from the 14th-century Codex Manesse of John, Duke of […]
June 24, 2022

The Written Word: Timeless Arabic & Hebrew Calligraphy

The Woolf Institute has an international reputation for its interfaith work and is dedicated to educating the public about the heritage of the Abrahamic faiths – […]
June 15, 2022

Written in gold: exploring golden manuscripts from around the world

Gold speaks in a universal tongue and has long held a special place in manuscript traditions around the world. Throughout the centuries, it has been incorporated […]
June 9, 2022

The Healing Mother Earth

  “She has been my friend and passion during the Covid lockdown. I started working on her in early July – 2021 and it took over […]
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 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 […]