Islamic Arts

(by J Bloom & S Blair)

Despite ongoing conventions, Islamic Art (an extremely wide term, used here for convenience and coherence) flourished beyond the merely decorative or doctrinal.

This sumptuous Phaidon edition is a good entrée to the flowers of the various Muslim empires in history.

'Coronation of Ogodei, 1229' by Rashid al-Din, 14C.

‘Coronation of Ogodei, 1229’ by Rashid al-Din, 14C.

Great Museums: The Art of Islam at the Met and the Louvre • Connecticut Public Television

Opulent And Apolitical: The Art Of The Met's Islamic Galleries : NPR




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