As part of our Sydney Asian Art Series we are pleased to co-present this special event with David J. Roxburgh and Khadim Ali in conversation with Michael Brand, discussing miniature illustrations of the 10th-century Persian epic poem Shahnameh (Book of Kings).
We are pleased to congratulate Department alumni Rhiannon Paget, who has just been appointed to a new role overseeing the Asian collections at the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, in Sarasota, Florida.
We are please to present a lecture by Sussan Babaie, Andrew W. Mellon Reader in the Arts of Iran and Islam at The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. Babaie’s lecture will explore issues of modernity in Iranian art. The lecture will be followed by a panel discussion, Chaired by Professor Mary Roberts, Art History and Nineteenth-Century Studies, University of Sydney.