This is with some disbelief that I wish you all a very happy new year 2019. Disbelief that 2018 is already passed and that we are already turning the page. What a year it has been! For me, 2018 meant the starting point of my freelance activities, and of course the creation of this website. … Continue reading Happy New Year 2019!
This Autumn Islamic week is over, and what a week it has been! The selection of Bonham's, Sotheby's and Christie's included some breathtaking treasures but also some interesting novelties that I have been really happy to follow. For my predictions prior to the week, you can read my article on this site, or the one I wrote … Continue reading Autum 2018 London Islamic week: results overview
When I started studying Islamic Arts History, many years ago, many people asked me the same question: Why are you studying Islamic Arts? Are you a Muslim? I always replied the same thing, being Muslim is not a requirement to appreciate the unalterable beauty of Cordoba Mosque, not more than being Christian to be moved by Michelangelo Pieta. … Continue reading Why does Islamic Arts History matter?