REVIEW: THE ART OF HAJJ by Venetia Porter

Sophie Kazan / Featured Insights

‘The Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam’ exhibition took place at the British Museum this year. It was curated by Venetia Porter, curator of the Islamic and Contemporary Middle East Department, author of ‘The Art of Hajj’. This is not a collection of academic essays on art, such as those contained in the large exhibition catalogue that was published at the same time. It is a small and beautifully set out book that focuses on key objects in the Hajj exhibition.

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