Museum dedicated to the art and Arab and Islamic civilisation from its origins to the present day. Several objets d'art, Koranic calligraphy, miniatures, collection of contemporary Arab art. In a building built on the banks of the Seine in 1987 by Jean Nouvel and Architecture Studio, the symbolism and modernity of the architecture are the interpretation of Arab and western civilisations. Discovery in a chronological course of the many artistic expressions of this civilisation.
By kjfitz @ 2006-05-13 19:40:40