Figure 1: The cover page of Hilal Kazan's book.
Jewels of Muslim Calligraphy: Book Review of “Female Calligraphers: Past & Present by Hilal Kazan”LEARN MORE
This is a review of the book prepared by Hilal Kazan for the Istanbul Greater City Council Cultural...
Figure 1: Detail of a floral decoration in the Dome of the Rock Mosque.
Introduction to Islamic ArtLEARN MORE
One area where the genius of the Muslim civilisation has been recognised worldwide is that of art. The...
New Discoveries in the Islamic Complex of Mathematics, Architecture and ArtLEARN MORE
The complex of disciplines composed of mathematics, architecture and art in Islamic civilisation has been an...
Samples of ancient Islamic ceramics in the Museum of Islamic Ceramics in Cairo. Four plates with drawings from Islamic Egypt: (a). Mamluk era, 11th century; (b). Fatimid era, 12th century; (c). Mamluk period, 11th century; (d). Fatimid times, 11th century. (Source).
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Most educational systems, particularly those of Western countries, teach that industry was born in Europe and...
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In this special section reproduced from Aramco World (issue March/April 1981), distinguished authors cover...
Two views of the shimmering glass wave hanging over La Cour Visconti and resembling a cloud or a flying carpet; this giant glass Muslim headscarf "blown in by the wind" at the heart of Paris is part of the architectural project of the new wing.
The Islamic Art in the Louvre Museum in ParisLEARN MORE
The first stone was laid on July 16, 2008 at the Louvre's new Arts of Islam gallery. With this initiative,...