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Beauty and identity : Islamic art from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art = al-Jamāl wa-al-huwīyah : al-fann al-Islāmī min Matḥaf Muqāṭaʻat Lūs Anjilūs lil-Funūn Preview this item
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Beauty and identity : Islamic art from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art = الجمال والهوية : الفن الإسلامي من متحف مقاطعة لوس أنجلوس للفنون /
Beauty and identity : Islamic art from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art = al-Jamāl wa-al-huwīyah : al-fann al-Islāmī min Matḥaf Muqāṭaʻat Lūs Anjilūs lil-Funūn

Author: Linda Komaroff ; with contributions by John Hirx and Anke Scharrahs, and Sandra Williams, Manal Alghannam, Keelan Overton. ; Linda Komaroff; Los Angeles County Museum of Art,; King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture,
Publisher: Los Angeles, California : Los Angeles County Museum of Art, New Haven : Yale University Press 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This volume features 150 works from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's rich holdings of Islamic art. The objects--including pottery, enameled and gilded glass, inlaid metalwork, carved ornamental stone and wood, woven textiles, and manuscripts--span the area from southern Spain to northern India, and range in date from the 7th century to the modern era. Among the book's essays is an illustrated narration of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Komaroff ; with contributions by John Hirx and Anke Scharrahs, and Sandra Williams, Manal Alghannam, Keelan Overton. ; Linda Komaroff; Los Angeles County Museum of Art,; King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture,
ISBN: 9781943042036 1943042039
OCLC Number: 923796124
Language Note: English and Arabic.
Description: 308 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: A room from Damascus : context, re-creation, and conservation --
Catalogue. Writing ; Light ; Early Islamic ; Water ; Medieval Islamic ; Ceramics ; Late Islamic ; Islamic art and Europe ; The Damascus room ; Dynasties.
Other Titles: Jamāl wa-al-huwīyah :
Responsibility: Linda Komaroff ; with contributions by John Hirx and Anke Scharrahs, and Sandra Williams, Manal Alghannam, Keelan Overton.

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This volume features 150 works from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's rich holdings of Islamic art. The objects--including pottery, enameled and gilded glass, inlaid metalwork, carved ornamental stone and wood, woven textiles, and manuscripts--span the area from southern Spain to northern India, and range in date from the 7th century to the modern era. Among the book's essays is an illustrated narration of the museum's recently conserved landmark acquisition, a Damascus Room, published here for the first time.

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