[Exposition] Qajar Ceramics: Bridging Tradition and Modernity

Exposition du 21 mars au 31 décembre 2019

Kuala Lumpur, musée d’art islamique de Malaisie

Présentation du musée :

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia is proud to announce our upcoming exhibition entitled ‘Qajar Ceramic: Bridging Tradition and Modernity’. Of all Islamic cultures, it is Persia that has received the most attention. Somewhat neglected by scholarship are ceramics of the Qajar era. The period from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century was a time of change everywhere; nowhere more so than in this empire that tried to open itself to the world while retaining traditions that go back millennia. The ceramics of the time are the ideal representatives of the experimentation that typified the Qajars.

Qajar Ceramics – Bridging Tradition and Modernity is about an artistic transition, featuring a diversity of ceramic objects from the collection of the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. The exhibition offers a closer look at the distinctive characteristics of Qajar ceramics, highlighting their forms, aesthetics, and themes. These objects point us to a story of vigour and resilience behind the Persian artistic expression. This rarely-explored field of Qajar ceramics typifies the development of the dynasty’s own language and vitality, reflecting the rich energy of the time.

This exhibition will be held until 31st December 2019. A special catalogue will be published in conjunction with this exhibition. Details about the catalogue will be provided soon.

Plus d’informations : http://www.iamm.org.my/qajar-ceramic-bridging-tradition-and-modernity/

 


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