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Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran
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ean: 9780300229196, isbn: 0300229194,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
The diverse and beautiful art of Qajar Iran (1779–1925) has long been understudied and underappreciated. This insightful publication reassesses Qajar art, particularly its four principal mediums—lacquer, painting and drawing on paper, lithograph...
Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art
By Metropolitan Museum of Art
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ean: 9780300175851, isbn: 030017585X,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
This expansive book reveals the great diversity and range of art of the Arab lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and later South Asia. Published to coincide with the historic reopening of the galleries of the Metropolitan Museum's Islamic Art Departme...
Ancient Ivory: Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire
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ean: 9780500051917, isbn: 0500051917,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
A beautiful and vital document of the ancient masterpieces of ivory from the Middle East, many of which have been lost or destroyed in the recent political turmoil of the regionElephant ivory is a tactile, beautiful, and workable material. It can be ...
Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt
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ean: 9781907804274, isbn: 1907804277,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
A fascinating mix of archaeology, history, and medical imaging shedding new light on ancient Egyptian animal mummies, this fully illustrated volume explores the important role granted to animals in Egyptian life—they were seen as equals to humans w...
Genesis: Ideas of Origin in African Sculpture
By Metropolitan Museum of Art
ean: 9780300096873, isbn: 0300096879,
Pondering the origins of the world and their own ancestry, African societies often sought to provide answers to these and other perplexing concepts in their oral traditions, poetry and art. The Bamana people of Mali, for example, attributed the inven...
Court and Craft: A Masterpiece from Northern Iraq (The Courtauld Gallery)
By Paul Holberton Publishing
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mpn: 120 colour, ean: 9781907372650, isbn: 1907372652,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Accompanying a major scholarly exhibition at The Courtauld Gallery, this book explores one of the most beautiful and enigmatic objects in The Courtauld's collection: the so-called 'Courtauld wallet', a brass container richly inlaid with gold and silv...
Court and Cosmos: The Great Age of the Seljuqs
By Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
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ean: 9781588395894, isbn: 1588395898,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
A sweeping survey—the first of its kind—of the artistic, cultural, and technological achievements of the vast Seljuq empire Rising from humble origins as Turkic tribesman, the powerful and culturally prolific Seljuqs—a dynastic tribe whose reac...
Harlem Renaissance: Art of Black America
By Brand: Harry N. Abrams
sku: VIB0810981289, ean: 9780810981287, isbn: 0810981289,
Presents the work of today's most important visual artists, including that of such painters and sculptors as Meta Warrick Fuller, Aaron Douglas, Palmer Hayden, and William H. Johnson....
Orientalist Photographs: 1870-1950
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ean: 9782080300898, isbn: 208030089X,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
The century that spanned from the 1850–1950 witnessed the golden age of travel and the exposure of an increasing number of Westerners to foreign cultures. The Maghreb became a source of exotic fascination and people grew particularly enchanted by t...
Pharaohs of the Sun: Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamen
ean: 9780821226209, isbn: 0821226207,
A visual tour of this magnificent and baffling civilization focuses on more than 250 works of sculpture, architecture, ceramics, jewelry, clothing, tools, and furniture, revealing what these objects can tell us about the art, culture, politics, and r...
Honar: The Afkhami Collection of Modern and Contemporary Iranian Art
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ean: 9780714873527, isbn: 0714873527,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
The first and only book on one of the finest private collections of contemporary Iranian artThis sumptuous volume features almost 250 contemporary artworks and a selection of medieval and early modern Islamic art - the heralded collection of Mohammed...
Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds
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ean: 9780500051856, isbn: 0500051852,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
A fascinating showcase of some of the ancient world’s richest archaeological finds in recent yearsBeneath the waters of Abukir Bay, at the edge of the Nile Delta, lie the submerged remains of ancient Egyptian cities that sank over 1,000 years ago o...
Adel Abdessemed: Otchi Tchiornie / L’Antidote
ean: 9780300236880, isbn: 0300236883,
The book presents a series of new works produced by Adel Abdessemed for the MAC’s/Museum of Contemporary Arts in Grand-Hornu. The Algerian-born French artist Adel Abdessemed (b. 1971) works in a wide variety of media including animation, installa...
Egyptian Treasures from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
ean: 9780810932760, isbn: 0810932768,
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo houses the world's most celebrated collection of Egyptian antiquities. For the first time, this vast heritage is revealed in all its unparalleled glory ill hundreds of magnificent full-color photographs -- including many ...
Arts of the East: Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection
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ean: 9783777429649, isbn: 3777429643,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
The Bruschettini Foundation is world-renowned for its collection of Islamic and Asian art. This exquisite volume reproduces a fascinating selection of carpets, textiles, wares, paintings, and precious inlaid metalwork from the thirteenth to the sev...
Diving to the Pharaohs: The Discovery of Sunken Egypt
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ean: 9783958291799, isbn: 3958291791,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
In the spring of 1992, acknowledged pioneer of modern maritime archaeology Franck Goddio set out to locate the port facilities and palace quarter of the ancient Egyptian city of Alexandria, founded in 331 BC. Equipped with cutting-edge sonar and nucl...
Four Generations: The Joyner Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art
By Gregory R. Miller & Co.
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ean: 9781941366103, isbn: 1941366104,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
The Joyner Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art is widely recognized as one of the most significant collections of modern and contemporary work by African and African Diasporan artists, and Four Generations draws upon the collection's unparalleled ho...
The Innocence of Objects
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ean: 9781419704567, isbn: 1419704567,
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The culmination of decades of omnivorous collecting, Orhan Pamuk’s Museum of Innocence in Istanbul uses his novel of lost love, The Museum of Innocence, as a departure point to explore the city of his youth. In The Innocence of Objects, Pamuk’s c...
Arts of Ancient Nubia: MFA Highlights
ean: 9780878468539, isbn: 0878468536,
Ancient Nubia was home to a series of civilizations between the sixth millennium BCE and 350 CE that produced towering monuments, including more pyramids than in neighboring Egypt, and artifacts of enduring beauty and significance. Nubia's trade netw...
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