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The New York Times describes Artek and the Aaltos as "a landmark exhibition."

"Laid out in finely wrought displays, [Artek and the Aaltos] is one of the most comprehensive exhibitions about the artistry and making of design you are likely to see." —The New York Times

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"It was in my first year of college when I heard a lecture about Islamic Spain that the course of my life took a dramatic shift."

Abigail Krasner Balbale is assistant professor and teaches courses on History, Art History and Matrial Culture of the Islamic World, Cross-Cultural Interaction, and The Medieval Mediterranean.

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