Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition (7th–9th Century) is the first major museum exhibition to focus on this pivotal era in the history of the eastern Mediterranean. With some 300 works of art on display, the exhibition is the first to synthesize Byzantine and Islamic studies of the eastern Mediterranean.
The exhibition is curated by Dr Helen C. Evans, Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator for Byzantine Art, with Brandie Ratliff, Research Associate for Byzantine Art. It continues through 8 July.
For more information, see www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2012/byzantium-and-islam.