ARCHNET Special Focus| Aga Khan Museum: Historians of Islamic Art Association – Fourth Biennial Symposium

To mark the Historians of Islamic Art (HIAA), Fourth Biennial Symposium, Archnet highlights the history of Islamic Art & Architecture.

Archnet - HIAA - Fourth Biennial Symposium

Accelerate your awareness, Discover, Explore and Learn more – click on the images below for collection details

 

Islamic Art - Aga Khan MuseumOne of the artifacts from the Aga Khan Museum Collection:

Young Man Carried Off by a Giant Bird, (Lahore, Pakistan); opaque watercolour, gold and ink on paper (Mughal, circa 1590)



PUBLICATION SERIES
Studies and Sources on Islamic Art and Architecture: Supplements to Muqarnas

Gardens in the Time of the Great Muslim Empires

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sponsors scholarly works on the history of Islamic art and architecture. Its major publication is Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Culture of the Islamic World. Muqarnas is a lively forum of discussion among scholars and students in the West and in the Islamic world. Subjects covered in its pages include the history of Islamic art and architecture up to the present, with attention devoted as well to aspects of Islamic culture, history, and learning. It is widely regarded as the foremost scholarly journal for historians of art and architecture who focus on the Islamic world. Textual primary sources for visual culture are published as Studies and Sources on Islamic Art and Architecture: Supplements to Muqarnas.


Chandelier in front of a window, to the right and left of which are calligraphic medallions with the names of prophets.

Dolmabahçe Camii
Istanbul, Turkey

Chandelier in front of a window, to the right and left of which are calligraphic medallions with the names of prophets.


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