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A Quran Bifolio, called also Blue Quran, probably from Tunisia and dated late 9th-early 10th century, is displayed at the “Nur: Light in art and science in the Islamic world”  exhibition in Seville, Spain, Friday, Oct 23, 2013. A private museum in the south of Spain is hosting an exhibition of rare Islamic art objects that highlight the role which enlightenment played in decoration and investigation in the Arab world. The exhibition, “Nur: Light in art and science in the Islamic world,” is sponsored by energy company Abengoa and has gathered together 150 pieces from collections like that of the Bodleian Library at Oxford University and private collectors across the world. From there, the entire exhibition travels to the Dallas Museum of Art in Texas. (AP Photo/ Laura Leon)
A Quran Bifolio, called also Blue Quran, probably from Tunisia and dated late 9th-early 10th century, is displayed at the “Nur: Light in art and science in the Islamic world” exhibition in Seville, Spain, Friday, Oct 23, 2013. A private museum in the south of Spain is hosting an exhibition of rare Islamic art objects that highlight the role which enlightenment played in decoration and investigation in the Arab world. The exhibition, “Nur: Light in art and science in the Islamic world,” is sponsored by energy company Abengoa and has gathered together 150 pieces from collections like that of the Bodleian Library at Oxford University and private collectors across the world. From there, the entire exhibition travels to the Dallas Museum of Art in Texas. (AP Photo/ Laura Leon)
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(AP) A private museum in southern Spain is opening an exhibition of rare Islamic art and scientific objects that highlight the use of light in decoration and studies in the Arab world.


The exhibition, "Nur: Light in art and science in the Islamic world," is sponsored by the energy company Abengoa and has gathered 150 pieces from collections such those of the Bodleian Library at Oxford University and private collectors from around the world.


Curated by Sabiha Al Khemir, a Tunisian writer and expert in Islamic art, the exhibition opens on Saturday at the Focus-Abengoa Foundation's gallery in Seville.


From there, it travels next year to the Dallas Museum of Art in Texas, where it will be open to the public from March 30 to June 29.


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