Tag Archives: Shahzia Sikander

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Ian Berry: Teaching Students How To See

Director Ian Berry has established Skidmore College’s Tang Museum as a leader among teaching museums, transforming it into a laboratory that combines various disciplines with art Read More

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Shahzia Sikander: Maximalist Miniatures

Shahzia Sikander’s hybrid, hypnotic works are inspired by her study of manuscript illuminations in her native Pakistan and elsewhere Read More

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Looms with a View

Contemporary artists are drawn to tapestries for their tactility, physical presence, and the poetry of creating complex images on a grid Read More

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Gained in Translation

Calligraphy, miniature painting, Sufi mysticism, and other traditions are the starting point for a new generation of artists from the Islamic world who are using the language of contemporary art to inflect their work with multiple layers of meaning. Read More