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Hunt for Paradise: Court Arts of Safavid Iran 1501-76
ean: 9788884915900, isbn: 8884915902,
This lavish catalogue documents the most opulent period of later Persian history through over one hundred twenty five superlative works of art from public and private collections in Europe, North America and Asia, including Iran. The volume, which ex...
Embroideries & Samplers from Islamic Egypt (Ashmolean Handbooks)
sku: 0912-WS0401-A02007-1854441353, ean: 9781854441355, isbn: 1854441353,
One of the world's most important collections of medieval Islamic embroideries is to be found in the Department of Eastern Art in Oxford University's Ashmolean Museum. The textiles were collected by the Egyptologist Percy Newberry between 1900 and 19...
Art of the Baga: A Drama of Cultural Reinvention (African Art)
ean: 9783791317250, isbn: 3791317253,
Art of the Baga: A Drama of Cultural Reinvention traces the art and cultural history of these very special African people from their legendary flight from the mystical highlands of the interior of Guinea to the coast, in their attempt to conserve the...
The Treasures of Luxor and the Valley of the Kings (Art Guides)
ean: 9788854400337, isbn: 8854400335,
Here is a thorough, easy-to-use guide to the vast and stunning collection of art and antiquities found in Egypt's archaeological paradise, the Valley of the Kings. The Tomb of Tutankhamun and its contents are featured prominently, as are the temples ...
Morocco: Jews and Art in a Muslim Land
sku: HH-102-50-6618816, ean: 9781858941103, isbn: 1858941105,
Explores the conundrum of Jewish Moroccan identity, from the earliest times to the present day....
David Lachapelle: The Rape Of Africa
sku: VI-9071848078, ean: 9789071848070, isbn: 9071848078,
Crazy and brash, bright, loud and glamorous, David LaChapelles photographs have an instantly recognisable look to them. In his recent work The Rape of Africa the artist draws inspiration in, and provides a response to, Botticellis painting Venus and ...
mpn: 250 colour & illustrations, ean: 9788874396665, isbn: 887439666X,
New York’s now-defunct Museum of Primitive Art opened its landmark exhibition Senufo: Sculpture from West Africa in February 1963. Under the directorship of art historian Robert Goldwater, the museum displayed together for the first time a stunning...
Carpets and Textiles: The Thyssen Bornemisza Collection
ean: 9780856674969, isbn: 0856674966,
The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection of classical carperts comprises every Near Eastern and Oriental country. In terms of Safavid carpets from Persia and Mughal carpets from India, it is unsurpassed by any other private collection.In this catalogue, 70 ...
Soul Of Meiji (English and Japanese Edition)
ean: 9784861524097, isbn: 4861524091,
Edward S. Morse, the American zoologist and orientalist, first travelled to Japan in 1877, a visit which turned into a three-year stay. Becoming involved in the Meiji-era modernisation of the country, he specialised in the study of seashells, yet was...
Who Knows Tomorrow
ean: 9783865607898, isbn: 3865607896,
This richly illustrated reader reflects on Africa at the beginning of the twenty-first century using literary and scientific texts and essays. In an extensive artists' section, five internationally known African artists--El Anatsui, Zarina Bhimji, An...
African Masks: The Barbier-Mueller Collection (African, Asian & Oceanic Art)
sku: ~]`48zZ1l`1`Zy3_1998_unk2, ean: 9783791318066, isbn: 3791318063,
The book includes one hundred colour plates accompanied by in-depth descriptions, as well as numerous black-and-white photographs of the masks as they are used in religious and secular ceremonies. An introductory text by renowned scholars describes h...
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 61
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ean: 9780884023524, isbn: 0884023524,
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This latest volume of Dumbarton Oaks Papers focuses in part on literary and historical texts: historicism in Byzantine thought and literature; the Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa, encompassing the First Crusade and the Armenian diaspora; and a reappra...
Ippolito Rosellini and the Dawn of Egyptology
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ean: 9781906137267, isbn: 1906137269,
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This is a catalogue of an exhibtion in honour of Ippolito Rosellini held from January 27 to February 23, 2010 in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Together with Jean-Francois Champollion, Rosellini was the founding figure of modern Egyptology. In 1828-18...
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