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Museum of Islamic Art Doha, Qatar

£14.99

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With architecture designed by I. M. Pei, an interior by J.-M. Wilmotte, and one of the world's finest collections, the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar, showcases the artistic achievements of the Muslim world in a dazzling way. Interviews with I.M. Pei and Jean-Michel Wilmotte reveal how the architects sought to express the museum's ties with tradition while allowing the building to become an integral part of the region's modern architectural environment. In addition, Dr. Sabiha Al Khemir, the director of the museum, discusses her vision for the display of the objects and the challenges of presenting Islamic art to the public. A selection of thirty of the museum's most important treasures, including metalwork, miniatures, carpets, calligraphy and ceramics, are featured with texts outlining their origins and significance.
Book is in very good condition with minor scratches on front and back covers. Fold on spine.

Item details

Author(s):
Watson, Oliver
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
143
Publisher:
Prestel-Verlag
Title:
Museum of Islamic Art Doha, Qatar

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With architecture designed by I. M. Pei, an interior by J.-M. Wilmotte, and one of the world's finest collections, the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar, showcases the artistic achievements of the Muslim world in a dazzling way. Interviews with I.M. Pei and Jean-Michel Wilmotte reveal how the architects sought to express the museum's ties with tradition while allowing the building to become an integral part of the region's modern architectural environment. In addition, Dr. Sabiha Al Khemir, the director of the museum, discusses her vision for the display of the objects and the challenges of presenting Islamic art to the public. A selection of thirty of the museum's most important treasures, including metalwork, miniatures, carpets, calligraphy and ceramics, are featured with texts outlining their origins and significance.
Book is in very good condition with minor scratches on front and back covers. Fold on spine.

Author(s):
Watson, Oliver
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
143
Publisher:
Prestel-Verlag
Title:
Museum of Islamic Art Doha, Qatar

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