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One of the world’s largest private holdings of Islamic art will come to the Dallas Museum of Art on loan in May, museum officials announced Monday [February 3rd]. The loan, described as renewable in 15 years, will transform the museum’s Islamic art collection into the third largest of its kind in North America, according to DMA officials. “We are deeply grateful to the collection’s trustees for entrusting us with this unparalleled collection, which will enhance the DMA’s growing strengths in the area of Islamic art,” DMA director Maxwell Anderson said in a prepared statement.

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