Moroccan Art wood carving – Photographed by Rasqia

Excellent video on Islamic Art in Morocco, how to?

Building the Moroccan court video by the Metropolitan Museum of ART

The video published on 8 Aug 2013

In 2011, The Metropolitan Museum of Art opened the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia, which house the Museum’s renowned collection of Islamic art. A vital part of the installation was the Patti Cadby Birch Court, a Moroccan court built by a team of experts—from curators and historians to designers and craftsmen—over many months. Complementing the works on view, which span the past fourteen hundred years, the Moroccan Court provides an experience of space and architecture while demonstrating artistic traditions that still thrive in the Islamic world.

This video documents a marvelous journey from Fez to New York, and the creation of a twenty-first-century court using traditional fifteenth-century methods.

The court was made possible by the Patti and Everett B. Birch Foundation.

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Moroccon Beauty 

2 thoughts on “Moroccon Beauty 

    • Indeed Morocco is rich with culture and history….Old Fez for example takes you back for centuries into Andalusian time while the modern city around it is very French with skiing slops at the mountains near by….

      Book in one of their beautiful Riyadhs…I plan to add my Morocco album soon

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