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Yves Porter

July 13 - July 31, 2010

While in residence at Shangri La, Islamic Art Historian Dr. Yves Porter examined and researched Shangri La’s collections placing special emphasis on Persian tiles. Porter is a professor of Islamic art history at the University of Aix-en-Provence and at the Institute of Art and Archeology in Paris. He is the author of several books including The Art of the Islamic Tile, Palaces and Gardens of Persia, and The Glory of the Sultans: Islamic Architecture in India, 1100-1880.

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