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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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The Modern Interior: A View from Bard Graduate Center
Thursday, October 27, 2016 
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm 
Bard Graduate Center (38 West 86th Street) 
FREE General Admission 
The Modern Interior: A View from Bard Graduate Center
Thursday, October 27, 2016 

What do interiors say about societal concerns and aspirations? Join faculty, curators, and alumni for a lively presentation that explores the modern interior as reflection of aesthetic, social, political, and technological factors. Presented as part of Archtober.

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BGC Publications

In Space We Read Time: On the History of Civilization and Geopolitics
Karl Schlögel, translated by Gerrit Jackson

West 86th Volume 23 No. 01
Edited by Pamela H. Smith

Ex Voto: Votive Giving Across Cultures
Edited by Ittai Weinryb

The Technical Image: A History of Styles in Scientific Imagery
Edited by Horst Bredekamp, Vera Dünkel, and Birgit Schneider

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