Islamic Art and Architecture
  • Author : Robert Hillenbrand
  • Release Date : 01 January 1999
  • Publisher : Thames & Hudson
  • Genre : Architecture
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 13 : 0500203059
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A guide to the architecture, calligraphy, ceramics, and other arts of Islam covers a thousand years of history and an area stretching from the Atlantic to the borders of India and China

Islamic Art and Architecture

Islamic Art and Architecture

Author : Robert Hillenbrand
Publisher : Thames & Hudson
Genre : Architecture
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A guide to the architecture, calligraphy, ceramics, and other arts of Islam covers a thousand years of history and an area stretching from the Atlantic to the borders of India and China...

The Art and Architecture of Islam 1250 1800

The Art and Architecture of Islam 1250 1800

Author : Sheila S. Blair,Jonathan M. Bloom
Publisher : Yale University Press
Genre : Art
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They discuss, for example, how the universal caliphs of the first six centuries gave way to regional rulers and how, in this new world order, Iranian forms, techniques, and motifs played a dominant role in the artistic life of most of the Muslim world; the one exception was the Maghrib, ...

Islamic Art and Architecture 650 1250

Islamic Art and Architecture 650 1250

Author : Richard Ettinghausen,Oleg Grabar,Professor Emeritus of Islamic Art and Architecture Oleg Grabar,Marilyn Jenkins
Publisher : Yale University Press
Genre : Art
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This richly illustrated book provides an unsurpassed overview of Islamic art and architecture from the seventh to the thirteenth centuries, a time of the formation of a new artistic culture and its first, medieval, flowering in the vast area from the Atlantic to India. Inspired by Ettinghausen and Grabar’s ...

Early Islamic Art and Architecture

Early Islamic Art and Architecture

Author : Jonathan M. Bloom
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Art
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This volume deals with the formative period of Islamic art (to c. 950), and the different approaches to studying it. Individual essays deal with architecture, ceramics, coins, textiles, and manuscripts, as well as with such broad questions as the supposed prohibition of images, and the relationships between sacred and secular art. ...

Envisioning Islamic Art and Architecture

Envisioning Islamic Art and Architecture

Author : David J. Roxburgh
Publisher : BRILL
Genre : Art
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Envisioning Islamic Art and Architecture: Essays in Honor of Renata Holod offers innovative analyses and interpretations of both familiar and previously unpublished objects and monuments, its essays adopting the broad range of methodological approaches stimulated by Holod's research and pedagogy....

A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture

A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture

Author : Finbarr Barry Flood,Gulru Necipoglu
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Art
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The two-volume Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture bridges the gap between monograph and survey text by providing a new level of access and interpretation to Islamic art. The more than 50 newly commissioned essays revisit canonical topics, and include original approaches and scholarship on neglected aspects of the field. This ...

Islamic Art

Islamic Art

Author : Luca Mozzati
Publisher : Prestel Pub
Genre : Art
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This Stunning book includes more than four hundred reproductions of treasures of Islamic art that span the world. With its large format, exquisite photographs and extensive research, this is a thorough introduction toan exceptional artistic tradition. This outstanding survey of art from the Islamic world covers three continents and fourteen ...

Islamic Art and Architecture

Islamic Art and Architecture

Author : Henri Stierlin,Anne Stierlin
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Architecture
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More than five hundred full-color illustrations and reproductions capture a panoramic array of Islamic art and architecture in a study that examines the sources, forms, themes, and symbolism of Islamic artistry, as exemplified in mosques, palaces, landscape architecture, caligraphy, miniature painting, tapestries and textiles, and other artforms....