His Highness the Aga Khan’s preface to the book ‘Architecture in Islamic Arts’ « NanoWisdoms

His Highness the Aga Khan’s preface to the book ‘Architecture in Islamic Arts’ (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Singapore) « NanoWisdomsIn this short piece the Aga Khan explains how, in Islamic thought, “beauty and mystery are not separated from the intellect.”

He also draws attention to the lack of public debate of Islamic art and architecture noting, for example, that the “consequences for the Muslim world have been a one-way flow of scholarship and popular culture from the West.”

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Preface to the book ‘Architecture in Islamic Arts (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Singapore)

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