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 Glass of the Sultans Stefano Carboni David Whitehouse David Whitehouse 9780300088519
Islamic glassmakers were not only brilliant technicians and innovators in their own right, but they also preserved many of the methods of Late Antique Roman craftsmen, passing them on centuries later to Venetian and other European masters. This lovely book is the first comprehensive study of the accomplishments of these artisans. The volume presents glass objects from collections throughout the...
cena: 738
    
Glass of the Sultans
 Perpetual Glory: Medieval Islamic Ceramics from the Harvey B. Plotnick Collection Oya Pancaroglu 9780300119435
Renowned for their technical inventiveness, variety, and beauty, Islamic ceramics first began to flourish in the medieval period. This handsome book presents over one hundred works from the unparalleled Harvey B. Plotnick Collection and documents the extraordinary achievements in Islamic pottery from the 9th to 14th centuries.
Focusing on three of the most important types of ceramics produced...
cena: 877
    
Perpetual Glory: Medieval Islamic Ceramics from the Harvey B. Plotnick Collection
 Arabic Art in Color D'Avennes Prisse 9780486236582
Ever since the Arab conquest of Egypt in the seventh century, Cairo has been one of the great centers of Islam. The noted French historian Prisse d'Avennes published from 1869 to 1877 his monumental L'art arabe, a sumptuous set of plates illustrating a wide range of art treasures located in and around Cairo. In the city's mosques and palaces, Prisse d'Avennes discovered rare architectural...
cena: 335
    
Arabic Art in Color
 Authentic Turkish Designs Azade Akar 9780486272115
The design tradition that is distinctively Turkish dates back a thousand years, incorporating diverse influences in its long and colorful history ― traces of the cultures of China, Central Asia, Greece, and Byzantium among them. This handsome book, incorporating over 250 bold black-and-white illustrations ― all permission-free ― offers graphic artists, students, and those...
cena: 197
    
Authentic Turkish Designs
 Oriental Carpet Design: A Guide to Traditional Motifs, Patterns and Symbols P. R. J. Ford 9780500276648
Illustrations of modern types, with descriptions of their key characteristics--construction, materials, sizes, colors--and of the clues that establish a rug's precise origins, appear together with a balanced appraisal of the qualities of modern production from towns, villages, and tribal areas. Extensive cross-referencing and detailed indexes make this an invaluable reference guide for dealers...
cena: 814
    
Oriental Carpet Design: A Guide to Traditional Motifs, Patterns and Symbols
 Glass from Islamic Lands Stefano Carboni Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah 9780500976074
This survey of Islamic glass is based on the al-Sabah collection in Kuwait. The work provides close attention to 250 of the glass objects while the remainder are described without discussion. Objects are included from the late 6th century to the 19th century.
cena: 814
    
Glass from Islamic Lands
 The Root of Wild Madder: Chasing the History, Mystery, and Lore of the Persian Carpet Brian Murphy 9780743264211
Every Persian carpet has a story to tell -- from the remote villages of Afghanistan and Iran, down the ancient trade routes traveled for centuries, to the bazaars of Tehran and the markets of the Western world. Carpet-making is one of this tumultuous region's few constants, an art form that transcends religious and political turmoil. Part travelogue and part exploration into the meaning and worth...
cena: 487
    
The Root of Wild Madder: Chasing the History, Mystery, and Lore of the Persian Carpet
 Arabic Script: Styles, Variants, and Calligraphic Adaptations Gabriel Mandel Khan Rosanna M. Giammanco Frongia 9780789208798
This fascinating guide to the Arabic alphabet and writing styles also offers an ample and thorough overview of a culture and a civilization.
This enlightening book helps us discover an alphabet that throughout the centuries has been linked to the secular and religious worlds of Islam. The text explains the history and meaning of each letter, as well as its philosophical, theological,...
cena: 610
    
Arabic Script: Styles, Variants, and Calligraphic Adaptations
 Creative Reckonings: The Politics of Art and Culture in Contemporary Egypt Jessica Winegar 9780804754774
The Egyptian art world is the oldest and largest in the Arab Middle East. Its artists must reckon with the histories of ancient Egypt, European modernism, anti-colonial nationalism, and state socialism-all in the context of a growing neoliberal economy marked by American global dominance. At this crucial intersection of culture, politics, and economy, Egypt's art and artists provide unique...
cena: 678
    
Creative Reckonings: The Politics of Art and Culture in Contemporary Egypt
 Painting in the Middle East: Contemporary Issues in the Middle East Ann Zwicker Kerr 9780815607526
These delicate watercolors depict the beauty and peace that exist in a region despite violence and unrest.
cena: 266
    
Painting in the Middle East: Contemporary Issues in the Middle East
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