At the Aga Khan, the living history of Syria, but for how much longer? | Toronto Star

Christian iconography overlaps with Islamic in art and architecture both, echoing crossover parables between the Bible’s Old Testament and the Koran, and further establishing the cosmopolitan hybrid culture Syria had always been.

At the Aga Khan, the living history of Syria, but for how much longer? | Toronto Star
Untitled, by Syrian artist Akham Abdul Hamid, 2006, part of “Syria: A Living History” at the Aga Khan Museum. Hamid has described the piece as a symbol of hope. (VINCE TALOTTA / TORONTO STAR)

Museum reminds us of the storied history of Syria and offers a morsel of hope for the devastated country’s future.

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