Masterpieces of Islamic Art from the Aga Khan Museum Collection
Opens 14th March, 2008
Temporary Exhibition Gallery, Calouste Gulbenkian Museum
The exhibition of masterpieces of Islamic art from the Aga Khan Collection organised by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture which will be presented at the Temporary Exhibition Gallery of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, reveals 1000 years of artistic production from the 9th to the 19th century. The pieces are representative of a wide geographical region, ranging from Spain to Indonesia.
Among the works in the exhibition, the visitor will find illuminated manuscripts, metal and glass objects, textiles, jewellery and paintings, many of which have already been shown in Parma, London and Paris.