Exhibition showcasing over 1000 years of Islamic art and architecture opens at the Asian Civilisations Museum – Art Daily Org

Inscribed tile. Timurid Iran, possibly Samarqand, late 14th century. Glazed earthenware, 51.8 x 37.5 x 6.4 cm© Aga Khan Trust for Culture. SINGAPORE.- The Asian Civilisations Museum presents an exhibition of works of art from the Aga Khan Museum. Featuring masterpieces of Islamic art and architecture spanning many centuries and from regions around the world,…

Islamic art masterpieces take center stage – The Jakarta Post com News

Koran. Probably from Indonesia, 18th or 19th Century. Ink and gold on paper in an Islamic binding. (Courtesy of the Asian Civilizations Museum) Two exhibitions present masterpieces of Islamic art spanning many centuries from different regions and their connections across cultures. Hosted by Singapore’s Asian Civilizations Museum, the exhibition “Islamic Arts from Southeast Asia: Highlights…

Priceless Aga Khan artefacts go on show – The Star com Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Visitors to the Aga Khan collection being showcased at the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysian (IAMM) were awestruck by the large range of items on display. “snip” “This travelling exhibition was first shown in Russia in November and our last destination will be Singapore before it will be displayed at the Aga Khan Museum…

Rekindling that Persian romance – The New Straits Times Com Malaysia

By Lucien de Guise is passionate about art and antiquities ANYONE who thinks Malaysian street protests can get a bit out of hand should look at Iran for all-out carnage. There is, however, another side to the artistic land formerly known as Persia, where romance was in the air long before the arrival of tear…

His Highness the Aga Khan met with the Jamat from 13 countries across the region of Far East over a two-day period during Singapore visit

  Mawlana Hazar Imam visits with Far East Jamat in Singapore – The Ismaili News ***** Jamati leaders bid farewell to Mawlana Hazar Imam as he prepares to depart Singapore. Photo: Amir Hakim   Singapore, 2 April 2012 — Mawlana Hazar Imam’s visit to the Far East drew to a close this morning as he departed Singapore. During his visit, Hazar Imam met…