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Nasta'liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy Nasta'liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy
September 13, 2014 – March 22, 2015

More than 20 works focus on nasta'liq, a calligraphic script that developed in the 14th century in Iran and remains one of the most expressive forms of aesthetic refinement in Persian culture to this day.

Sackler Gallery
Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota
August 30, 2014 – June 7, 2015

Haunted by the traces that the human body leaves behind, the work amasses personal memories of lost individuals and past moments through an accumulation of discarded shoes and notes collected by the artist.

Sackler Gallery
Jars Jars
March 15, 2014 – Indefinitely

Ten utilitarian storage jars on view include variations from China, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, and Burma.

Sackler Gallery
Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
February 4, 2012 – Indefinitely

View highly sophisticated ancient Iranian metalwork ranging from deep bowls to elaborate drinking vessels to objects in gold and silver.

Sackler Gallery
Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon
2004 – Indefinitely

This whimsical sculpture, hanging from the atrium to the refllecting pool, is composed of 21 laminated wood pieces, with each forming the word "monkey" in a dozen different languages.

Sackler Gallery
Sculpture of South Asia and the Himalayas Sculpture of South Asia and the Himalayas
November 26, 1992 – Indefinitely

Several centuries of sculptures from South India are on view.

Sackler Gallery

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