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I.B. Tauris

The Origins of Visual Culture in the Islamic World

Mohammed Hamdouni Alami

Paperback

9781788310963

 

Aesthetics, Art and Architecture in Early Islam

 

Contents:

 

1: Introduction: From La Dolce Vita to Intellectual Delectation

 

2: An Aesthetic Revolution: From Trance to Meaning, a Metamorphosis of Islamic Aesthetics

 

3: The Ethics of Arts and Crafts

 

4: Painting in a World of Images

 

5: Stone Metaphors and Architecture's Whispers

 

6: Conclusion