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Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections

Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections, Getty Villa, April 9–August 25, 2014

This exhibition traces the development of Byzantine visual culture from its roots in the ancient pagan world through the opulent and deeply spiritual world of the new Christian Byzantine Empire and its broad influence across diverse regions. Featured are mosaics, icons, frescoes, sculpture, manuscripts, metalwork, jewelry, glass, embroideries and ceramics drawn from Greek collections.

Robertson: Photographer and Engraver in the Ottoman Capital

Robertson: Photographer and Engraver in the Ottoman Capital, Research Centre for Anatolian Civilisations (RCAC), Koç University, November 27 2013–February 20, 2014.

An exhibition showcasing the photographs and watercolors of James Robertson (1813–1888), one of the most notable names of nineteenth-century photography. The exhibition includes works for the Imperial Mint and photographs from Athens, the Crimea, Jerusalem, and Cairo.

Artamonoff: Picturing Byzantine Istanbul, 1930–1947

Artamonoff: Picturing Byzantine Istanbul, 1930–1947, Research Centre for Anatolian Civilisations (RCAC), Koç University, November 27 2013–February 20, 2014.

An exhibition featuring the photographs taken by Nicholas V. Artamonoff, an amateur photographer of Russian origin, during the time he lived in Istanbul between 1922–1947. Artamonoff's photographs constitutes a unique record of the city, which since then has gone through a radical transformation.

The exhibition and accompanying catalogue prepared  prepared within the scope of the Third International Sevgi Gönül Byzantine Studies Symposium, to be held between June 24-27, 2013. It is the product of a collaboration among Koç University's Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC), Dumbarton Oaks, Freer|Sackler, and Robert College.

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