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Recent Content

Book launch - Honar: The Afkhami Collection of Modern & Contemporary Iranian Art

From: Sussan Babaie
Date: 26 May 2017
 
Phaidon and the Courtauld Institute of Art invite you to celebrate the launch of:
Honar: The Afkhami Collection of Modern & Contemporary Iranian Art
 
A keynote speech by artist Shirazeh Houshiary will be followed by a conversation among the collector Mohammed Afkhami and the authors.  A book signing and drinks and canapé reception will follow the talk.
 
Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre
The Courtauld Institute of Art, London
Wednesday 3

Lecture announcement - "Contemporary Art and Global Affinities," Courtauld Institute, Wed 31 May, 201

Contemporary Art and Global Affinities
The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London
Wednesday 31 May 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
 
Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN
 
Space in the Lecture Theatre is limited so please arrive early to secure a place. Late arrivals may not be admitted.
 
Speakers include:
Shirazeh Houshiary, Artist
Mohammed Afkhami, Collector

Lecture - "Istanbul: The Story of a City from Roman times to the Ottoman Conquest," University of York, 12 June 2017

"Istanbul: The Story of a City from Roman times to the Ottoman Conquest"
With Roberta Marin (Nasser Khalili Collection & SOAS)
on Monday 12th June 2017
at The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York (UK)
from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
 
Attendance by free ticket only available at http://yorkfestivalofideas.com/2017/talks/instanbul-story-of-a-city/ 
 
Abstract:

Symposium - “Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future,” Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2-4 Nov. 2017

VCUarts and VCUarts Qatar to present leading international conference on Islamic art
 
RICHMOND, Va. (May 17, 2017) — Thirteen of the leading scholars, curators and artists of Islamic art and architecture from around the world will present their latest research at the seventh Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, Nov. 2–4 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

CFP - "The Architecture of Commercial Networks 1500–1900," session at SAH (St. Paul, 18-22 Apr 2018)

From: Alex Bremner <alex.bremner@ed.ac.uk>
Date: May 19, 2017
Subject: CFP: Session at SAH (St. Paul, 18-22 Apr 18)

International Conference Society of Architectural Historians, Saint
Paul, Minnesota, April 18 - 22, 2018
Deadline: Jun 15, 2017

The Architecture of Commercial Networks 1500–1900

Improvements in communications and transport technology during the
early modern period enabled new forms of global connectedness.

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