Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection

From lavish textiles and intricately patterned carpets to colourful paintings, polychrome Iznik wares, and precious inlaid metalwork: the world premiere of Arts of the East: Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection introduces Canadian and international audiences to a choice selection from one of the world’s most important private collections of Islamic art.

 

Handpicked by Alessandro Bruschettini in conversation with Aga Khan Museum Curator Dr. Filiz Çakır Phillip, the objects showcased in the exhibition, numbering more than 40 and dating from the 13th to 17th centuries, demonstrate remarkable vibrancy, variety, and technical perfection and represent the essence of this rarely exhibited collection. A feast for the eyes, Arts of the East: Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection illuminates the noble art of collecting and the enduring appeal of Islamic masterworks.

Friday, December 15

More dates through January 21, 2018

Aga Khan Museum
77 Wynford Dr, North York, ON M3C 1K1

Event Type

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Website

https://www.agakhanmuseum.org

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Carina Simoes

Carina Simoes 11/5/2017

I wish there was a date in December.