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Islamic art

Author: R.M. Productions.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, ©1988.
Series: World of Islam.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Discusses the architecture and sculpture of mosques and Koranic schools, the illumination and calligraphy of sacred texts, music, the art of the garden, and the influence of the abstract arabesque on Western art."--Container.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: R.M. Productions.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 18533593
Notes: Title on container : Islam: Islamic art.
Credits: Executive producer, Michèle Arnoud; English version written by, Michael Bakewell; Narrator, Ian Holm.
Performer(s): Narrator: Ian Holm.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: (Producer) "Forbidden by Islamic law to represent the human form, Moslem art burst forth in the characteristic decorative style we know as "arabesque." This program discusses the architecture and sculpture of mosques and Koranic schools, the illumination and calligraphy of sacred texts, music, the art of the garden, and the influence of the abstract arabesque on Western art."
Series Title: World of Islam.
Other Titles: Islam: Islamic art
Responsibility: presented by RM Productions and TF1.

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"Discusses the architecture and sculpture of mosques and Koranic schools, the illumination and calligraphy of sacred texts, music, the art of the garden, and the influence of the abstract arabesque on Western art."--Container.

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