Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

This book explores the great diversity and range of Islamic culture through one of the finest collections in the world.

Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN: 9781588394347

Category: Art

Page: 431

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Published in conjunction with the reopening of the Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia on November 1, 2011.
Categories: Art

Islamic Art in Germany

Islamic Art in Germany

Author: Joachim Gierlichs

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015060585794

Category: Art

Page: 196

View: 828

Categories: Art

Al Andalus

Al Andalus

This awe-inspiring volume, which accompanies a major exhibition presented at the Alhambra in Granada and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, is devoted to the little-known artistic legacy of Islamic Spain, revealing the value of ...

Author: Jerrilynn Denise Dodds

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN: 9780870996368

Category: Art

Page: 432

View: 396

From 711 when they arrived on the Iberian Peninsula until 1492 when scholars contribute a wide-ranging series of essays and catalogue entries which are fully companion to the 373 illustrations (324 in color) of the spectacular art and architecture of the nearly vanished culture. 91/2x121/2 they were expelled by Ferdinand and Isabella, the Muslims were a powerful force in al-Andalus, as they called the Iberian lands they controlled. This awe-inspiring volume, which accompanies a major exhibition presented at the Alhambra in Granada and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, is devoted to the little-known artistic legacy of Islamic Spain, revealing the value of these arts as part of an autonomous culture and also as a presence with deep significance for both Europe and the Islamic world. Twenty-four international Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Categories: Art

Islamic Art After 9 11

Islamic Art After 9 11

"The goal of this thesis is to provide a look into how certain institutions that hold Islamic art collections are coping with, changing, and adapting to misconceptions regarding Islamic cultures in the wake of that day.

Author: Howayda Abu Affan

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:527387907

Category: Islamic art

Page: 101

View: 129

" The goal of this thesis is to provide a look into how certain institutions that hold Islamic art collections are coping with, changing , and adapting to misconceptions regarding Islamic cultures in the wake of that day. The thesis will attempt to answer the question of how museums can exercise their power in defining the religious identity of cultures other than their own." -- Abstract.
Categories: Islamic art

Images of Paradise in Islamic Art

Images of Paradise in Islamic Art

Includes photographs--24 in color--of tapestry, calligraphy, paintings, and ceramic and metal vessels. 121/4x91/4 Distributed by U. of Texas Press. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Author: Sheila Blair

Publisher: Hood Museum of Art Darmouth College

ISBN: UOM:39015056437299

Category: Art, Islamic

Page: 116

View: 755

A catalog accompanying an exhibit, The here and the hereafter: images of paradise in Islamic art, organized by the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, and scheduled to travel to several museums across the US until June 1992. Includes photographs--24 in color--of tapestry, calligraphy, paintings, and ceramic and metal vessels. 121/4x91/4 Distributed by U. of Texas Press. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Categories: Art, Islamic

Bibliography of Art and Architecture in the Islamic World 2 vol set

Bibliography of Art and Architecture in the Islamic World  2 vol  set

Following the tradition and style of the acclaimed Index Islamicus, the editors have created this new Bibliography of Art and Architecture in the Islamic World.

Author: Susan Sinclair

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789047412076

Category: Reference

Page: 1512

View: 321

Following the tradition and style of the acclaimed Index Islamicus, the editors have created this new Bibliography of Art and Architecture in the Islamic World. The editors have surveyed and annotated a wide range of books and articles from collected volumes and journals published in all European languages (except Turkish) between 1906 and 2011. This comprehensive bibliography is an indispensable tool for everyone involved in the study of material culture in Muslim societies.
Categories: Reference

Discover Islamic Art in the Mediterranean

Discover Islamic Art in the Mediterranean

Khader SALAMEH ( Jerusalem ) has been the Director of the Islamic Museum and Al - Aqsa Library in Jerusalem for more than two decades . ... Emily SHOVELTON ( London , United Kingdom ) is a freelance Islamic art historian .

Author:

Publisher: AIRP

ISBN: 9953369577

Category: Islamic architecture

Page: 272

View: 656

Categories: Islamic architecture

Islamic Art in the Ashmolean Museum

Islamic Art in the Ashmolean Museum

This volume publishes sixteen articles devoted to Islamic objects or groups of objects in the collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

Author: Ashmolean Museum. Dept. of Eastern Art

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: UOM:39015037451229

Category: Art

Page: 208

View: 112

This volume publishes sixteen articles devoted to Islamic objects or groups of objects in the collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. They range over glass, metalwork, ceramics, painting, lacquerwork, and ivory.
Categories: Art

Islamic Art Collections

Islamic Art Collections

PORTUGAL Lisbon - Museu Calouste Gulbenkian Museums with minor collections of Islamic art RUSSIA 84 Moscow - State Museum of Oriental Art 85 St Petersburg - State Hermitage Museum 85 Museums with minor collections of Islamic art 86 ...

Author: Karin Adahl

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136113628

Category: Social Science

Page: 184

View: 916

An annotated index and general orientation of Islamic art collections in museums, libraries, other institutions and on private hands. Includes a short description of each collection, its main characteristics, documentation, publications and exhibitions.
Categories: Social Science