Ornament as Portable Culture: April 12-14, 2012

Ornament as Portable Culture: Between Globalism and Localism, a conference at Harvard University April 12-14, 2012, should be wonderful. Oleg Grabar’s work on ornament in Islamic art has too often been taken as the final word on the topic, when it seems actually to sketch the outlines of problem that no one could hope to unravel in a single book.