Editor: Gülru Necipoğlu, Harvard University. Managing Editor: Karen A. Leal, Harvard University
Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World is sponsored by the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Muqarnas 31 contains articles spanning the vast parameters (both geographic and disciplinary) of the field of Islamic art and architecture, from Iberia to Central Europe to the Subcontinent, from the Madinat al-Zahraʾ in Cordoba to Ottoman textiles and costumes to Mughal painting. The volume also contains essays on lusterware produced in Seville in the Taifa period; gardens in the fourteenth-century text Bāgh-i Samanzār-i Nūshāb; the Elvan Çelebi complex in Anatolia; and Seljuq-era stucco sculptures from Iran.
Authors include Susana Capilla, Stephan Heidemann, Benjamin Anderson, Hamidreza Jayhani, Heike Franke, Amanda Phillips, Adam Jasienski, and Ulrich Marzolph, with contributions to the “Notes and Sources” section by Carmen Barceló and Anja Heidenreich, and Deniz Türker.