The project offers over 500 manuscripts and 827 paintings that are “mostly unresearched.”
Contemporary Muslim Fashions is an exhibition that is also a major political statement, one that should provide support for multicultural tolerance and understanding.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — In the midst of growing Islamophobia in the US, artist Sandow Birk embarked on a nine-year project to transcribe and illustrate the entire Qur’an by hand.
A 1,370-year-old section of the Koran possibly dating back to the life of Mohammed has been discovered in central England.
One benefit of digitization is the return to the public, if only virtually, of religious and cultural artifacts often long hidden in the collections of institutions far from their regions of origin.
Marcel Proust may have written a novel over 4,000 pages long, but there are other books out there of goliath proportions not in their length, but their size.
The Met’s Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition is a treat for viewers who appreciate the ways that power and continuity are expressed in both luxury items and everyday objects.