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Art Exhibit: Persian Calligraphy and Illumination

Persian calligraphy has been one of the most sacred arts throughoutPersian history. It is considered to be one of the most enticing andfascinating manifestations of Persian culture and has been practiced and nurtured for centuries. Persia has a noble tradition of bookmaking and manuscript illumination. In each of its four main aspects ¿ calligraphy,bookbinding, illumination and illustration ¿ Persian artists reached the peak of perfection. Persian manuscripts are among the world¿s greatest artistic achievements.This exhibit organized by the Graduate Student Association of Iranians at Duke (GSAID) and Persian Cultural Society at UNC (PCS)

Contact: Mark Emamian