Artamonoff Picturing Byzantine Istanbul, 1930–1947
The Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) at Dumbarton Oaks has released a new online exhibition, Artamonoff: Picturing Byzantine Istanbul, 1930–1947. It is a recreation of the exhibition held at the Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC) in Istanbul, June 25–November 10, 2013.
View the ICFA exhibition.
Heaven and Earth: Byzantine Illumination at the Cultural Crossroads, Getty Center, March 25–June 22, 2014
This exhibition explores the tradition of illumination in Byzantium as well as its influential role in both Eastern and Western Christian cultures. Six masterpieces on loan from Greece are shown alongside works drawn from the Getty Museum's collection.
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.
An exhibition of Byzantine and early Islamic coins exploring the "origins, meanings and manufacturing processes of coinage in the neighbouring Byzantine and early Muslim empires."
Curated by Rebecca Darley and Daniel Reynolds, with Ali Miynat and Maria Vrij.
The exhibition is on view at The Barber Institute of Art, University of Birmingham, November 8, 2013–November 30, 2014.
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, 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.