Islamic Art

With some pieces of view having never been seen outside of Malaysia, "Inspired by the East: How the Islamic World Influenced Western Art" is a relatively small exhibition with a large goal.
The beautiful Ardabil Carpet is one of the most important objects in the V&A’s Middle Eastern Collection, and the centrepiece of our Jameel Gallery of Islamic art. As the world’s oldest dated…
In this Art History Babe Brief, Corrie & Nat discuss the largest mud-built structure in the world, The Great Mosque of Djenné.
Specialist Hala Khayat explains how post-independence optimism in the region generated a new form of Modernism that transcended borders.