COSMOPHILIA: ISLAMIC ART FROM THE DAVID COLLECTION, COPENHAGEN

“Cosmophilia” – literally “love of ornament” – examines one of the most characteristic, and attractive, features of Islamic art. Covering a millennium of Islamic history in regions extending from Spain to India, this comprehensive exhibition demonstrates the extraordinary range and visual virtuosity of one of the world’s great artistic traditions. With works drawn from the David Collection in Copenhagen, Denmark, it offers a rare opportunity for audiences in the United States to study one of the finest collections of Islamic art in the world.

WHAT: Cosmophilia: Islamic Art from the David Collection, Copenhagen
WHEN: 2/1/2007 – 5/20/2007, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Smart Museum of Art
CONTACT: C.J. Lind, Phone: 773.702.0200, Email: cjlind@uchicago.edu

 

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