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Exhibition of Islamic Art, Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Friday 17 - Saturday 18 May 2019

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EXHIBITION OF ISLAMIC ART,

RIYADH SAUDI ARABIA FRIDAY 17 - SATURDAY 18 MAY 2019

The Director of The Legacy collection of Islamic Art, has organised a temporary
exhibition in the galleries of the Centre of National Dialogue in Riyadh.

This exhibition, which will include ceramics, metalwork, textiles, wood, stone, furniture and arms and armour ranging from the 7th to 19th centuries, aims to present the rich diversity of Islamic Art to official, diplomatic and academic communities and also a general public in Saudi Arabia and neighbouring states. A permanent record of the exhibition will be a book to which Jennifer Scarce, Jennifer Weardon, Dr Robert Elgood and the late Professor Geza Fehervari have written studies of a) Wood, stone works and furniture, b) Textiles, c) Arms and armours and metal works, d) Ceramics respectively.

  

The exhibition will have extensive media coverage. Directors of international islamic art museum collections will be invited to attend the opening and review the collections. They will also be  encouraged to offer comments on the presentation and recommendations for educational programmes.

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Board of Experts

Dr. Robert Elgood FRAS FRAI

Head of Arms dep.
BA in Islamic History from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
DPhil from Oxford University in Indian Anthropology
Research Associate in the Art and Archaeology Dept. London University
Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries & a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society

Géza Fehérvári (departed)

Late Head of Metal & Pottery dep.
Professor Emeritus
In Islamic Art and Archaeology
at the University of London

Jennifer M Scarce

Head of “Wood & Stone” dep., Head of Furniture dep., Head of Pottery & Metal dep
Honorary Lecturer Middle Eastern Cultures, School of Design
Faculty of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design
University of Dundee Formerly Curator of Middle Eastern Cultures, National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh

Dr. Mohamed Al Olayni

Calligraphy & manuscripts expert

Jennifer Warden

Head of Textile dep.
Formerly Senior Curator, Textiles
Victoria & Albert Museum, London

SALE OF ISLAMIC ART PIECES SINCE 1976

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