Описание: Surface decoration has always played a fundamental role in Islamic architecture. As human representation is forbidden in Islamic religious monuments, designers employed mosaics, stucco, brickwork and ceramics, and the vigorous use of brilliant colour to reach unparalleled heights of expression. It is this ornamental dimension of Islamic architecture that is explored in this magnificent volume. Rather than limiting itself to an exclusively historical or chronological perspective, Ornament and Decoration in Islamic Architecture presents four successive approaches to its subject. The first part offers an overview of Islamic architecture, discussing the great diversity it contains. Dealing exclusively with techniques, the second part considers the materials most often used as well as the expertise of the builders and Muslim decorative artists, and the third part explores themes in Islamic ornamentation. Section four discusses aesthetics, and studies the relationship between the buildings - the structures or their architectonic components - and their ornamental coverings. Each of these topics is presented through a number of outstanding examples and then through comparable monuments from all over the Islamic world. For anyone in thrall to such great wonders as the Taj Mahal and the Alhambra, and for everyone interested in the world of Islam, this lavish publication will be
Автор: Henri Stierlin Название: Islamic Art and Architecture ISBN: 0500511004 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500511008 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3931 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: This album of the greatest Islamic art and architecture of Iran and India explores and celebrates cities from Tabriz to Khiva, Lahore to Sikandra. It offers a key to understanding the immense heritage left by hundreds of architects, landscape gardeners, calligraphers, miniaturists and weavers.
Автор: Watson, Oliver Название: Ceramics from Islamic Lands ISBN: 0500976341 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500976340 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2581 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Presents a comprehensive history of ceramics from Islamic lands. This book provides a whole framework for the understanding and study of Islamic ceramics. It is of great interest to the general reader, as well as being a useful reference work for students and specialists.
Описание: Carpets made in the "Rug Belt"--an area that includes Morocco, North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and northern India--have been a source of fascination and collecting since the 13th century. This engaging and accessible book explores the history, design techniques, materials, craftsmanship, and socioeconomic contexts of these works, promoting a better understanding and appreciation of these frequently misunderstood pieces. Fifty-five examples of Islamic carpets are illustrated with new photographs and revealing details. The lively texts guide readers, teaching them "how to read" clues present in the carpets. Walter B. Denny situates these carpets within the cultural and social realm of their production, be it a nomadic encampment, a rural village, or an urban workshop. This is an essential guide for students, collectors, and professionals who want to understand the art of the Islamic carpet.
Автор: Gillow, John Название: Textiles of the Islamic World ISBN: 0500290830 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500290835 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2897 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This volume offers a sumptuously illustrated, region-by-region survey of textiles made, worn, used and displayed in every corner of the Islamic world. The text includes details of dozens of textile techniques, such as loom types, materials, forms of decoration and local specialities, while hundreds of glorious illustrations including specially taken colour images of textiles on display, photographs of weavers and dyers in action, and rare historical material constitute an astonishingly varied visual panorama that will appeal to collectors, travellers and anyone interested in Islamic culture.
Название: Islamic Art Coloring Book ISBN: 3791370286 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791370286 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 516 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Big art for little hands, these enchanting activity books allow young artists to explore the world's masterpieces on their own terms and with plenty of space to color outside the lines.
Автор: Sheila R. Canby Название: Islamic Art in Detail ISBN: 0714124281 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780714124285 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1551 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: highlighting examples of design and craft in paintings and manuscripts, calligraphy, metalwork, ceramics, glass, wood and ivory, this book offers a view of an imposing collection of arts from across the Muslim world. A series of thematic chapters provide cultural context. This is followed by an exploration of the selected works of art in detail.
Описание: An account of architecture in England between circa 1150 and 1250, this work explores how the assimilation of new ideas from France led to an English version of Gothic architecture. It considers the great cathedrals of England to examine the complex interrelations between architecture and its social and political functions.
Автор: Treadwell Название: Sylloge Islamic Coins Ashmolean Vol 6 Cb ISBN: 1854442104 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781854442109 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 6270 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Contains nearly 1600 coins of the 9th to 16 centuries from North Africa to Great Syria. This volume covers the following dynasties: Tulunids, Ikhshidids, Fatimids, Ayyubids, Zengids and Mamluks.
Автор: Robert Hillenbrand Название: Islamic Art and Architecture PB ISBN: 0500203059 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500203057 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1133 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Covering a thousand years of history and an area stretching from the Atlantic to the borders of India and China, this is a guide to the arts of Islam. A glossary of Islamic terms, a timeline and maps seek to unravel the complex history of the Islamic dynasties and their artistic achievements.
Название: The Art of the Islamic Tile ISBN: 208010876X ISBN-13(EAN): 9782080108760 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4138 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Presents a comprehensive overview of Islamic architectural decoration in all its diversity from a vast geographical area: not only the Middle East, but also Spain, northern Africa, Turkey, Iran, and the Indian subcontinent.
Автор: Curatola, Giovanni Название: Al-Fann: Art from the Islamic Civilization ISBN: 0500970351 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500970355 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4655 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
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