Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art / edited by Maryam D. Ekhtiar ... [et al.].

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...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Other Authors: Ekhtiar, Maryam.
Format: Book
Published: New York : New Haven [Conn.] : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; Distributed by Yale University Press, c2011.
Table of 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.