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Edited by Gülru Necipoğlu
Muqarnas is sponsored by The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. In Muqarnas articles are published on all aspects of Islamic visual culture, historical and contemporary, as well as articles ...
The work provides the first art historical monograph for a prosperous period in Iranian architecture which has remained virtually unknown, describing recourse to indigenous traditions and creative innovation in a region of 18-/19th-century Islamic architecture.
Edited by Doris Behrens-Abouseif and Stephen Vernoit
This collection of essays on Islamic art and architecture in the nineteenth century covers a wide geographical area and draws together different regional elements. The essays devote much attention to social, political, economic and intellectual issues, including the role of tradition and ...
This study surveys and documents the genre of illustrated lithographed books produced in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Iran. Constituting the legitimate successor to manuscript illustration, lithographic illustration in Iran served as a powerful medium of popular iconography.
Edited by Glaire D. Anderson and Mariam Rosser-Owen
Revisiting al-Andalus brings together a range of new approaches to the material culture of Islamic Iberia, highlighting especially new directions in Anglo-American scholarship in this field since the influential exhibition in 1992, Al-Andalus: the Art of Islamic Spain.
Finbarr Barry Flood
Focussing on the Great Mosque of Damascus, this volume discusses the scope and significance of the building campaign undertaken by the Umayyad caliph al-Walid b. ‘Abd al-Malik (86-96/705-15), and its implications for the development of early Islamic visual culture.
Muqarnas 29 features a subset of articles involving cross-cultural interactions between East and West as manifested in the visual culture of the region.
Editor: Gülru Necipoğlu. Managing Editor: Karen A. Leal
Muqarnas 28 contains articles on a number of topics including shadow puppets, the concept of fann, Byzantine and Ottoman architecture, and seventeenth-century Persian painting. The "Notes and Sources" section includes a discussion of an early fifteenth-century Khamsa in the Bryn Mawr College ...
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