Opulent And Apolitical: The Art Of The Met’s Islamic Galleries

Opulent And Apolitical: The Art Of The Met’s Islamic Galleries

By Bilal Qureshi

Navina Haidar, an Islamic art curator at the Met, says she isn’t interested in ideology: “The only place where we allow ourselves any passion is in the artistic joy … of something that’s beautiful.”

» E-Mail This

…read more

Via: http://www.npr.org/2015/08/03/429010005/opulent-and-apolitical-the-art-of-the-mets-islamic-galleries?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

About author

You might also like

International 0 Comments

Brazilians Cybershame Gilberto Gil’s Daughter For Healthful Lunchbox

By Lourdes Garcia-Navarro Processed and fast food have become status symbols in Brazil, while some are frowning on local fruits and vegetables. Bela Gil is trying to change the conversation.

International 0 Comments

Health Officials Announce Return Of Ebola In Liberia

By Michaeleen Doucleff Liberia has gone several months without a case of Ebola, but this week, health officials announced two new cases. » E-Mail This …read more Via: http://www.npr.org/2015/07/01/419240821/health-officials-announce-return-of-ebola-in-liberia?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

International 0 Comments

For Americans Seeking Affordable Degrees, German Schools Beckon

By Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson More and more Americans are pursuing graduate degrees in Germany, where tuition is often free and many classes are taught in English. » E-Mail This …read