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Helen C. Evans is the Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator for Byzantine Art in the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters.
Helen C. Evans, Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator for Byzantine Art, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters
Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition explores the wealthy southern provinces of the Byzantine Empire from Syria to Egypt and across North Africa as part of the empire and then as part of the emerging Islamic world. This blog joins the works in the exhibition galleries and the catalogue in seeking to understand this era of transition across a region that contains many of the lands of the "Arab Spring."
This blog accompanied the special exhibition Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, on view March 14–July 8, 2012.
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