Posted: January 26, 2016

‘Ink, Silk and Gold: Islamic Art from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’ Presents One of the Premier Collections of Islamic Art in the U.S.

The first comprehensive exhibition of one of the finest collections of Islamic art in the U.S. will go on view at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art this winter. A rare and insightful introduction to Islamic art, Ink, Silk and Gold: Islamic Art from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, features approximately 100 superb works of art–in an array of media, including metalwork, manuscripts, paintings, ceramics, textiles and architectural details–from the eighth through the 21st centuries. Offering a window into the multifaceted and dynamic artistic traditions and contemporary voices of the Islamic world, and spanning the globe from Spain to Indonesia, the exhibition considers Islamic art as a synthesis of numerous cultures over the centuries. The exhibition will be on view from Feb. 5 through May 1, 2016. See all


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