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Calligraphy as Art

NEW YORK, December 16, 2008 - Islamic art scholars Oleg Grabar of the Institute for Advanced Study, and Glenn D. Lowry of the Museum of Modern Art, discuss what makes calligraphy art. (1 hr., 11 min.)

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