Louvre Abu Dhabi
«Furusiyya: the art of chivalry between east and west»
Temporary exhibition “Furusiyya : the art of chivalry between east and west"
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
February, 19th - May, 30th 2020
Description of the project
This unique exhibition explores the ancient roots of chivalry as well as the role of a knight in combat and the different chivalric codes that developed around the world. Through over 130 rare artworks from the 10th to the beginning of the 16th centuries, including spectacular arms, armour, and rare manuscripts.
Curation: Elizabeth Taburet-Delahaye, Carine Juvin and Michel Huynh
Scenography: Vincen Cornu architecture
© photo: Augustin de Valence