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Kuala Lumpur Design Week 2010

From the 1st to 16th May, 2010, Kuala Lumpur will experience a colorful 16-day festival of mixed design disciplines from architecture & interior design, multimedia & animation, art & graphics, creative crafts, music & soundscape, and character & product design.

Fifteen galleries for the Arts of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia

After a comprehensive eight-year construction project, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will open its Galleries for the Arts of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia in fall 2011, in a newly renovated space of nearly 19,000 square feet (1,800 square meters). Fifteen galleries are grouped by geographical region around a central space overlooking the Roman Court below.

Hagia Sofia ring on sale on 28 April 2010 at Christies Dubai

The ring will be on sale 28 April 2010 at Christies Dubai. Estimate (Set Currency) $15,000 - $20,000. It is the central citrine reverse-intaglio depicting 'Hagia Sophia' set within an inverted diamond surround, to the three-colour mount, in a Sevan Bicacki grey suede pouch, ring size 7 3/4 with maker's mark for Sevan Bicakci.