Islamic Art

Islamic Art


  • Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain

    By Jerrilynn Dodds

    Our Price: $55.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780810964136
    • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
    • Published: May 1992
    An exceptionally sweeping study of the diverse art forms and unmistakable architectural style that emerged during the Islamic rule of Spain (711-1492). Spanish and American scholars have worked together to present thishuge assortment of treasures-- intricate ivory sculptures, metalwork, ceramics, jewelry, textiles, precision instruments, and more--along with a thorough look at the architecture of the age, featuring numerousmosques and palaces, including the famed Alhambra, complete with plans and drawings. 325 illus., 300 in color. 480p
  • An Annual on the Visual Culture of the Islamic World (Muqarnas #22)

    By Muqarnas

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9789004259430
    • Publisher: Brill
    • Published: November 2005
  • The Arab Contribution to Islamic Art: From the Seventh to the Fifteenth Centuries

    By Wijdan Ali

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789774244766
    • Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
    • Published: December 1999
  • The Art and Architecture of Islam 1250-1800

    By Sheila S. Blair

    Our Price: $22.50
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780300064650
    • Publisher: Yale University Press
    • Published: September 1996
  • Art of Islam

    By Carel J. Du Ry

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780810980143
    • Publisher: HARRY N ABRAMS INC
    • Published: March 1976
    All aspects of Islamic art are carefully surveyed within an historical framework in this well-illustrated study
  • Art of Islam: Language and Meaning

    By Titus Burckhardt

    Our Price: $32.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781933316659
    • Publisher: WORLD WISDOM
    • Published: March 2009
    Known as an expert on Islam, Sufism, and Islamic arts & crafts, Burckhardt presents in-depth analyses of seminal examples of Islamic architecture, from Spain and Morocco to Persia and India. He examines Koranic calligraphy and illumination, arabesque, carpets and rugs, Persian miniatures, and much more while making illuminating comparisons with Christian, Hindu, and Buddhist art. Beautifully illustrated in color, this masterpiece is presented in a revised, commemorative edition containing 285 new illustrations and a new Introduction.
  • By the Pen and What They Write: Writing in Islamic Art and Culture (The Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art)

    By Sheila Blair

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780300228243
    • Publisher: Other Distribution
    • Published: October 2017
  • Caliphs and Kings: The Art and Influence of Islamic Spain

    By Heather Ecker

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780295984216
    • Publisher: Freer gallery of Art / Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
    • Published: July 2004
    Al-Andalus (Islamic Spain), like no other region of the Islamic world evokes a nostalgic perception of a lost paradise: For many, it provides a model of medieval cultural and religious tolerance, intellectual endeavor, and artistic excellence. Caliphs and Kings: The Art and Influence of Islamic Spain explores the magnificent artistic achievements of al-Andalus from the seventh to fifteenth centuries, and its lasting influence on European Christiandom and Jewry.Caliphs and Kings celebrates the centenary anniversary of The Hispanic Society of America, a unique institution dedicated to the study of the cultural and artistic traditions of Spain. For the first time, the splendid Islamic collections of the society, rarely made available to the public, have been assembled into a single exhibition and volume, supplemented with a small number of objects from the collections of the Smithsonian Institution. Caliphs and Kings provides a window into Islamic empire of the west, and its place in Spanish art and history.
  • Ceramics from the World of Islam

    By Esin Atil

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9789112469172
    • Publisher: Smithsonian Institute
    • Published: 1973
  • Chess and Other Games Pieces from Islamic Lands (The al-Sabah Collection/Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah)

    By Deborah Freeman Fahid

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780500970911
    • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
    • Published: June 2018
  • Death in Istanbul: Death and Its Rituals in Ottoman Islamic Culture

    By Edhem Eldem

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9789759812522
    • Publisher: Osmanli Bankasi Arsiv ve Arastirma Merkezi
    • Published: January 2005
  • Early Capitals of Islamic Culture: The Art and Culture of Umayyad Damascus and Abbasid Baghdad (650 - 950)

    By Ulrike Al-Khamis

    Our Price: $21.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783777422442
    • Publisher: Hirmer Publishers
    • Published: December 2014
    Early Capitals of Islamic Culture reproduces archaeological materials and selected masterpieces from the first centuries of Islam that, together, chart the transition from pre-Islamic to Islamic culture. Showing how ancient techniques and aesthetic practices were adapted alongside the appearance of bold new innovations, the book provides deep insights into this fascinating period of art and cultural history. Published to accompany a major joint exhibition of the Sharjah Museums Department of the United Arab Emirates and the State Museums of Berlin, which hold a particularly rich collection of early Islamic art and artifacts and have among their aims the raising of public awareness about the achievements of early Islamic culture, the publication ofEarly Capitals of Islamic Culture also celebrates Sharjah’s recognition as Islamic cultural capital for 2014.
  • Emile Prisse D'Avennes Arab Art

    By Sheila S. Blair

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783836519830
    • Publisher: TASCHEN
    • Published: November 2010
    An essential study of the development of Arabic art, portraying its splendor and diversity, in XL format. Fascinated by the symmetry, complexity, and opulence of Egyptian and Arabic art, Emile Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879), a French Orientalist and recognized Egyptologist of his time, drew from a vast collection of hundreds of folio drawings, photographs, sketches, plans, and some 400 meters of bas-relief - amassed during his travels - to create compilations of the finest examples of art and architdecture, which also took into account historical, social, and religious contexts. In 1877, he published his outstanding survey on Islamic art & architecture, ARAB ART. This publication reproduces some 200 plates - 137 of them magnificent chromolithographs - mainly by Prisse d' Avennes. Text in English, French, German. Illus. 408p.
  • Fes: Cite de l'Art et du Savoir

    By Mohammed Sijelmassi

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9782867700521
    • Publisher: Art Creation Realisation
    • Published: September 1991
    Fes: City of Art and Knowledge. French text.
  • The Formation of Islamic Art (Revised and Enlarged Edition)

    By Oleg Grabar

    Our Price: $17.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780300040463
    • Published: September 1987