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Author Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Title Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art / edited by Maryam D. Ekhtiar [and others]

Publ Info New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011
New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011
New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Newport  N6263 .N4 M47 2011    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  N6263 .N4 M47 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  N6263.N4 M47 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  N6263.N4 M47 2011    LOST AND PAID
 Wheaton Fine Arts Stacks  N6263.N4 M47 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 431 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 29 cm
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Note Published in conjunction with the reopening of the Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia on November 1, 2011
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Building a collection of Islamic art at the Metropolitan Museum, 1870-2011 / Priscilla P. Soucek -- A century of installations : a photo essay / Rebecca Meriwether Lindsay -- The new Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia / Navina Najat Haidar -- Art of the early caliphates (7th to 10th centuries) / Maryam D. Ekhtiar -- Art of Spain, North Africa, and the Western Mediterranean / Olga Bush -- Art of the Eastern Islamic lands (9th to 14th centuries) / Priscilla P. Soucek -- Art of Egypt and Syria (10th to 16th centuries) / Stefano Carboni -- Art of Iran and Central Asia (15th to 19th centuries) / Sheila R. Canby -- Art of the Ottoman Court / Walter B. Denny -- Art of South Asia (14th to 19th centuries) / Navina Najat Haidar
Note This book explores the great diversity and range of Islamic culture through one of the finest collections in the world. Published to coincide with the historic reopening of the galleries of the Metropolitan Museum's Islamic Art Department, it presents nearly three hundred masterworks created in the rich tradition of the Islamic faith and culture. The Metropolitan's renowned holdings range chronologically from the origins of Islam in the 7th century through the 19th century, and geographically from as far west as Spain to as far east as Southeast Asia
LC subject Islamic art -- Catalogs
Art -- New York (State) -- New York -- Catalogs
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) -- Catalogs
Add Author Ekhtiar, Maryam
ISBN 9781588394347 (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
1588394344 (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
9781588394354 (pbk. : Metropolitan Museum of Art)
1588394352 (pbk. : Metropolitan Museum of Art)
9780300175851 (Yale University Press)
030017585X (Yale University Press)