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Islamic Art, Culture, and Politics: The Connections

The New York Review of Books

With Navina Najat Haidar, Curator, Department of Islamic Art, MMA; and Peter Brown, Yasmine El Rashidi, Haleh Esfandiari, and Shaul Bakhash of The New York Review of Books

Met Museum Presents and The New York Review of Books examine the living traditions of the Islamic world, in the setting of modern conflict and variations in Muslim culture. Navina Najat Haidar, Curator, Department of Islamic Art, MMA, along with Review editor Robert Silvers and contributors Peter Brown, Yasmine El Rashidi, Haleh Esfandiari, Shaul Bakhash participate in a panel discussion on the interconnectedness of art and ethos.

Above: Prince in a Garden Courtyard. Folio from an illustrated manuscript (detail). 1525-30, Iran. Opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paper, 8 9/16 x 4 3/4in. (21.7 x 12.1cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1911 (11.39.1)

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