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Nur. Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World

Nur. Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World

Opening ceremony

The Focus-Abengoa Foundation opens the exhibition “Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World” at the Hospital de los Venerables in Seville, Spain

25/10/2013

25 October 2013. The Focus-Abengoa Foundation today opened the most important travelling exhibition of Islamic art and culture entitled, “Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World”, spanning more than ten centuries and including ancient artworks and objects from throughout the Islamic world. The exhibition will be on display in Seville from October before travelling to the Dallas Museum of Art (USA) in spring 2014.

 

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The photo shows, from left to right, Soledad Becerril, ombudsman; Anabel Morillo León, director general of the Focus-Abengoa Foundation; José Borrell Fontelles, Vice-Chariman of the Focus-Abengoa Foundation and Abengoa International Advisory Board Vice-Chariman; Dr. Sabiha Al Khemir, scientific director and curator of the exhibition; Felipe Benjumea Llorente, chairman of the Focus-Abengoa Foundation; Monseñor Santiago Gómez Sierra, Assistant bishop of Seville; Emilio de Llera Sánchez-Bárcenas, Andalucia's Interior and Justice chief

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