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Jewish Art Masterpieces
sku: VI-0883631954, ean: 9780883631959, isbn: 0883631954,
This superb collection of Jewish art and artifacts spans more than two millennia of artistic creation and provides a fascinating perspective on the history and culture of the Jewish people. The forty-eight treasures, shown in stunning full-color repr...
Shirin Neshat: Facing History
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781588345097, isbn: 1588345092,
In her mesmerizing films and photographs, Shirin Neshat (Iranian-American, b. 1957, Qazvin) examines the nuances of power and identity in the Islamic world--particularly in her native country of Iran, where she lived until 1975. Shirin Neshat: Facing...
Nja Mahdaoui: The Alchemy of Signs: Deconstructing Calligraphy
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mpn: 300 colour illustrations, ean: 9788857222646, isbn: 8857222640,
Nja Mahdaoui is a visual artist who considers himself “an explorer of signs” and has been described as a “choreographer of letters”. His work inspired by Arabic calligraphy is remarkably innovative as the aesthetic dimension of letters brings...
Michael Stevenson: Celebration at Persepolis
mpn: 48 b&w illustrations, ean: 9783905829488, isbn: 3905829487,
In 1971, the Shah of Iran held a week-long party among the ruins of Persepolis, leaving the temporary architecture behind when the celebration was done. For Art Basel 2008, "anthropologist of the avant-garde" Michael Stevenson reconstructed one of th...
ean: 9780691004044, isbn: 0691004048,
Using thousands and sometimes millions of pieces of colored stone or glass to create elaborate patterns or scenes is a painstaking and expensive way to decorate a surface. Yet the art of mosaic enjoyed spectacular success in the Graeco-Roman world, w...
Painted Bodies: African Body Painting, Tattoos, and Scarification
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mpn: 32967367, ean: 9780847834051, isbn: 0847834050,
The seminal volume on body painting and adornment by the world’s preeminent photographers of African culture. Following the international masterpiece Africa Adorned, Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher have focused on the traditions of body painting s...
Geometry in Gold: An Illuminated Mamluk Qur'an Section
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mpn: 42 illustrations, ean: 9780954901424, isbn: 0954901428,
This book is devoted to a monumental and superbly illuminated very large early fourteenth-century Mamluk Qur'an in muhaqqaq script. It constitutes the final part (Juz’ 30) of a superb two-volume Qur’an of which the first volume is preserved in th...
Islamic Tiles (Eastern Art)
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ean: 9781566565721, isbn: 1566565723,
Ceramic tiles have been produced for over a thousand years in the heartlands of the Islamic world, from Iraq in the ninth century to Turkey in the nineteenth. The wealth of designs and colors used to decorate mosques, shrines and palaces later provid...
Lost Walls: Graffiti Road Trip through Tunisia
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9783937946481, isbn: 3937946489,
Lost or forgotten were the walls that now proudly carry the messages of calligraffiti artist eL Seed. "Lost Walls", his first book, beautifully and poetically documents these walls, handpicked during his road trip around Tunisia. "Lost Walls" is a ca...
William Kentridge: Fortune
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mpn: 9788416282166, ean: 9788416282166, isbn: 8416282161,
South African artist William Kentridge (born 1955) has produced a body of work in which he traverses the boundaries of traditional media such as drawing, etching and stop-motion animation. Fortune surveys his exhibitions and projects from the Museo U...
Picturing History at the Ottoman Court
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ean: 9780253006783, isbn: 0253006783,
The Ottoman court of the late 16th century produced an unprecedented number of sumptuously illustrated chronicles. While usually dismissed as imperial eulogies, Emine Fetvac demonstrates that these books commented on contemporary events, promoted the...
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