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The Great Age of the Seljuqs

One of the most productive periods in the history of the region from Iran to Anatolia (in modern Turkey) corresponds to the rule of the Seljuqs and their immediate successors, from 1038 to 1307. The Seljuqs were a Turkic dynasty of Central Asian nomadic origin that established a vast, but decentralized and relatively short-lived, empire […]

The Met Reveals the Met Breuer

Today the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new building, the Met Breuer (former home of the Whitney Museum of American Art) opens to the public. The new building will be focused on the museum’s contemporary collection, and kicks off with Unfinished, a study of works that were never completed, sometimes intentionally, sometimes not. Read more