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Victoria & Albert Museum
23rd January - 20th December 2002
Contemporary Japanese Textiles

Gallery 98
Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL
Display devoted to the V&A's growing collection of contemporary kimono and experimental textiles.

30th September 2002 - 31st March 2003
The Art of Reflection: Mirrors, Messages and Magic.

Gallery 129
Details as above
In connection with this exhibition a study day will take place at the V&A Museum on February 8th 2003.
Information: Education Dept, 020 7942 2209

30th October 2002 - 6th February 2003
Unryuan: Master of Traditional Japanese Lacquerware.

Toshiba Gallery of Japanese Art
Details as above
Information: Education Dept, tel. 020 7942 2209

6th November 2002 - 30th April 2003
Enamelled Wonders: Japanese Cloisonne from the Edwin and Susan Davies Collection.

Toshiba Gallery of Japanese Art
Details as above
Information: Education Dept. tel, 020 7942 2209 

Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art
1st March - 20th December 2002
A Collector's Vision: Ceramics for the Qianlong Emperor.

53 Gordon Square
London WC1H 0PD
Antique and contemporary ceramics made for and acquired by the Qianlong Emperor (1736-1795).
Information: Elizabeth Jackson, tel 020 7387 3909 

British Museum
13th June - 1st December 2002
Vietnam: Behind the Lines.

Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3DG
Images from the Vietnam war 1965-1975. 132 Works by Vietnamese artists exploring official propoganda; communcations and base camp life; combat and the new active role of women; portraits; agriculture and industry.
Information: Jessica Harrison-Hall, tel. 020 7323 8848

4th September 2002 - 5th January 2003
Japanese Prints During the Allied Occupation 1945-1952.

Japanese Galleries
Details as above
Exhibition focusing on prints and archive material by Onchi Koshiro and Munakata Shiko acquired by American graphic artist Ernst Hacker.
Information: Japanese Dept, tel 020 7323 8560

11th September 2002 - 17th March 2003

Battlescenes in Islamic Paintings.

Information: Press office, tel. 020 7323 8522
Details as above
Persian, Turkish and Mughal paintings of war and warriors. 

12th September 2002 - 9th January 2003
Discovering Ancient Afghanistan: The Masson Collection.

Room 69a
Details as above
Archaeological finds collected by Charles Masson, the first explorer and recorder of ancient sites in the neighbourhood of Kabul and Jalabad from the Green to the Islamic period.
Information: Press office, tel. 020 7323 8522 

Leighton House Museum
17th October - 15th December 2002
Ornaments de las Perse: Islamic Patterns in 19th century Europe.

12 Holland Park Road
London W14 8LZ
An exhibition of objects from the Khalili collection exploring the relationship between Islamic patterns and European design in the 19th century.
Information: Daniel Robbins, tel. 020 7602 3316 

Gallery 27
4th-10th November
'On the Path'.

Gallery 27
27 Cork Street
London SW1 3NG
Photographs taken by cinematographer Alan Kozlowski in 2001, documenting the return of Khyentse Rinpoche to the Dzongsar Monastery in Eastern Tibet.

All proceeds from the sales of the prints and catalogues go to the Khyentse Foundation and White Lotus. 

Information: Penelope Tree, tel. 020 8780 9590 

Iran Heritage Foundation and School of Oriental and African Studies
16th-17th November 2002
Fard al Din Attar and the Persian Sufi Tradition

Brunei Gallery Auditorium
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG
Convened by Dr Leonard Lewisohn.
Details and tickets: Roya Sharh-Yazdi, tel 020 7898 4340, email. [email protected]



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