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I am pleased to announce the publication by Brepols of the edited volume of essays The Hidden Life of Textiles in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean. The book contains published papers of the conference 'Textiles & Identity in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean: Paradigms of Contexts and Cross-Cultural Exchanges' of the British School at Athens, held at the Benaki Museum of Islamic Art in 2016, as well as some new contributions.
In a 1947 article titled “Byzantine Art and Scholarship in America,” Kurt Weitzmann examined the
history of collecting Byzantine art in the United States. “…The combination of formal beauty and
material splendor, coupled with great technical perfection and an aristocratic spirit which gives to
even the smallest object a rare distinction…” renders these works particularly attractive to private
Istanbul Research Institute and Pera Museum organize Istanbul Unbound: Environmental Approaches to the City, an international conference that seeks to offer new insights on the complex layers of Istanbul’s urban landscape, to be held in April 8-11, 2021, at the Pera Museum.