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Rayyane Tabet / Alien Property: In Light of What We Know Now

Free, though advance registration is required

Kim Benzel, Curator in Charge, Ancient Near Eastern Art, The Met 
Clare Davies, Assistant Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art, The Met
Rayyane Tabet, artist 

Join contemporary artist Rayyane Tabet and Met curators to explore the development of Rayyane Tabet / Alien Property. The exhibition tells the story of the ninth-century B.C. stone reliefs excavated at Tell Halaf, Syria, and their subsequent destruction, loss, or dispersal to museum collections around the world. In this discussion, the collaborative team consider their shifting perspectives on the exhibition, which opened in October 2019, in light of the global events of the last year. Please note: This is a live event. Space is limited; advance registration is required.

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