Nelson-Atkins Museum exhibition

Although Americans’ relationship with Islam is often fraught with fear and suspicion, a small but highly engaging exhibit at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art offers multiple points of positive contact, from the sheer beauty of historical works to the abhorrence of violence expressed in contemporary pieces. Called Echoes: Islamic Art and Contemporary Artists, the exhibit brings the culture of Islam to life with stellar objects, striking pairings, moving images and music.

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