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“With Quite Different Eyes”: The Norma Jean Calderwood Collection of Islamic Art

A Nath Yogi with Two White Dogs, India, Mughal period, c. 1600, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

A Nath Yogi with Two White Dogs, India, Mughal period, c. 1600, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

“With Quite Different Eyes”: The Norma Jean Calderwood Collection of Islamic Art
Gallery Talk

Mary McWilliams, Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Islamic and Later Indian Art, Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art, Harvard Art Museums; Mika Natif, Assistant Curator for Islamic and Later Indian Art, Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art, Harvard Art Museums; and Aysin Yoltar-Yildirim, Norma Jean Calderwood Curatorial Fellow, Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art, Harvard Art Museums

In her lectures, Norma Jean Calderwood stressed that it was necessary to approach Islamic art “with quite different eyes.” This gallery talk will present the Calderwood Collection through the eyes of three different specialists in the field who worked closely together to produce the exhibition and catalogue In Harmony: The Norma Jean Calderwood Collection of Islamic Art.

Free with the price of admission.

Gallery talks are informal and include discussion.

NOTICE: Due to the small size of objects on view, attendance for this talk has been limited to 15–20 participants; please arrive early.