Learn more about the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia:
New Research on the Collections of the Department of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum
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This two-day symposium celebrates the reopening of the Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia. Internationally renowned scholars and curators present recent scholarship in themed sessions.
Part III: Carpets of Turkey, Iran, and India
New Light on the Metropolitan Museum’s Carpet Collection
Walter B. Denny, University of Massachusetts Amherst
North India or Deccan? Reconsideration of the Provenance of Several Carpets at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Yumiko Kamada, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study
The Carpets of Amber Fort
Daniel Walker, The Art Institute of Chicago
Safavid Carpets from The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection: Conservation and Display Florica Zaharia, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
This symposium is made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.