Tripod Incense Burner with the Shahada, late 1700s, cloisonné enamel on copper. Partial gift of Farrokh Faripour and museum purchase with funds from Bj Averitt and Mr. and Mrs. Todger Anderson, 1989.22
Made in China: Islamic Art for Chinese Muslims, Denver Art Museum
Dr. Qamar Adamjee
In person lecture July 26, 2022, 6–7pm
Dr. Qamar Adamjee, a lecturer at Rutgers University, New Jersey and a former curator of Islamic and Indian art at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, will share her findings on a new research subject that explores objects made in China for local Muslim users. Adamjee's research interests revolve around artworks produced in the interstices of cultural traditions and in the artistic and intellectual worlds of the people who made or used them. She received a PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University and has organized exhibitions and published on a range of subjects and artistic mediums, including Islamic, Hindu and Sikh art; Indian paintings and sculpture; 19th-century photography, painting, and prints.
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