Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Jameel Prize

9 contemporary Artists and Designers inspired by Islamic traditions of craft and design reflecting the richness and diversity. The pieces exhibited vary in scale, and the media employed ranges from jewellery to photomontage to turned woodwork to screen prints. The works show how dynamic Islamic tradition can be, and how complex and eloquent the art and design inspired by this tradition has become...

It was at the V&A last summer, it went to Riyadh and it is now at the National Museum in Damascus City (Syrian Arab Republic) until the 19th of May.

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