SUMATRA: ISLE OF GOLD

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In 2010, The Asian Civilisations Museum organised Sumatra Isle of Gold to tell the story of an ancient crossroads in Asia – the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Sumatra and the Island of Gold Known in ancient times as the β€˜Island… Continue reading

Moroccan Paintings 1950-2020

Farid Belkahia, Warriors

This sweeping survey of the culture of Morocco and Moroccan paintings from the 1950s to the present day is a unique collaboration with Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art – Qatar Museums and Qatar Foundation. Moroccan Trilogy 1950-2020 features more… Continue reading

STORIES FROM STORAGE

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A creative response to the Covid-19 pandemic from the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) has allowed curators to discuss some of their favourite objects that are not normally on view to create Stories From Storage. When the pandemic upended our… Continue reading

THE SILK ROAD

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This outdoor exhibition of photographs in London is by Christopher Wilton-Steer and documents the photographer’s journey along the Silk Road in 2019. Over a period of four months, he travelled 40,000 km overland by car, bus, train, ferry, horse and camel… Continue reading