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A Scholars' Day Workshop: Collecting Byzantine and Islamic Art Part 4

Organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection, this Scholars' Day workshop took place in the Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition exhibition galleries and the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia. Scholars and curators were invited to speak about different aspects of collecting Byzantine and Islamic works of art.

Recorded Monday, June 4, 2012

Part Four of Six

Afternoon Introduction
Sheila Canby, Patti Cadby Birch Curator in Charge, Department of Islamic Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Charles K. Wilkinson—Scholar/Collector
Layla S. Diba, Independent Curator and Art Advisor

Credits

Produced and Directed by Christopher Noey
Editor: Sarah Cowan
Camera: Jessica Glass and Wayne de la Roche
Lighting Director: Ned Hallick
Sound Recording: David Raymond
Production Coordinator: Stephanie Wuertz
Production Assistant: Robin Schwalb

Collections, Medieval Art and The Cloisters (76)

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Sorrow's Universal Language
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Empathy through Mimicry
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The Hidden Body Speaks
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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 113 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 73 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 95 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 226 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 329 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1009 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 162 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 157 views

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Hunt of the Unicorn
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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5130 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 112 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
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