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Chapter 10

  1. 1. 1<br />Gardner’s Art Through the Ages:The Western Perspective<br />Chapter 10<br />In Praise of Allah:<br />The Art of the Islamic World<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />The Islamic World<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />Goals<br /><ul><li>Examine the origins and roots of the Islamic faith that are manifest in the art and architecture.
  4. 4. Understand the near Eastern artistic traditions that shape original forms in the art of Islam.
  5. 5. Understand and cite architectural developments and the terminology of Islamic religious, funerary and other structures.
  6. 6. Examine the media, techniques and designs that are specific to the art of Islam, particularly in the ‘luxury’ arts.
  7. 7. Understand the contributions of Islamic art and ideas to later western art and culture.</li></li></ul><li>4<br />Rise of Islam: Early Islamic Architecture and Art<br /><ul><li>Examine the origins and roots of the Islamic faith that are manifest in the art and architecture.
  8. 8. Understand the near Eastern artistic traditions that shape original forms in the art of Islam.
  9. 9. Understand and cite architectural developments and the terminology of Islamic religious, funerary and other structures.
  10. 10. Examine the media, techniques and designs that are specific to the art of Islam, particularly in the ‘luxury’ arts.
  11. 11. Understand the contributions of Islamic art and ideas to later western art and culture.</li></li></ul><li>5<br />Early Architecture<br /><ul><li>Understand the earliest Islamic architecture as derived from the beliefs and traditions of Muslims.</li></li></ul><li>6<br />Figure 10-1 Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, 687–692.<br />
  12. 12. 7<br />Figure 10-2 Interior of the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, 687–692.<br />
  13. 13. 8<br />Figure 10-3 Aerial view of the Great Mosque, Damascus, Syria, 706–715.<br />
  14. 14. 9<br />Figure 10-4 Detail of a mosaic in the courtyard arcade of the Great Mosque, Damascus, Syria, 706–715.<br />
  15. 15. 10<br />Figure 10-5 Plan of the Umayyad palace, Mshatta, Jordan, ca. 740–750 (after Alberto Berengo Gardin). [Key: 1. Entrance gate; 2. Mosque; 3. Small courtyard; 4. Large courtyard; 5. Audience hall.]<br />
  16. 16. 11<br />The Islamic Artistic Vocabulary<br /><ul><li>Understand the near Eastern artistic traditions that shape original forms in the art of Islam.
  17. 17. Understand the various formal design elements that apply to Islamic art and why they are important.</li></li></ul><li>12<br />Figure 10-7 Aerial view of the Great Mosque, Kairouan, Tunisia, ca. 836–875.<br />
  18. 18. 13<br />Figure 10-8 Plan of the Great Mosque, Kairouan, Tunisia, ca. 836–875.<br />
  19. 19. 14<br />Architectural Developments<br /><ul><li>Understand and cite architectural developments and the terminology of Islamic religious, funerary and other structures.</li></li></ul><li>15<br />Figure 10-9 Malwiya minaret of the Great Mosque, Samarra, Iraq, 848–852.<br />
  20. 20. 16<br />Figure 10-10 Mausoleum of the Samanids, Bukhara, Uzbekistan, early tenth century.<br />
  21. 21. 17<br />Figure 10-11 Prayer hall of the Great Mosque, Córdoba, Spain, eighth to tenth centuries.<br />
  22. 22. 18<br />Figure 10-12 Maqsura of the Great Mosque, Córdoba, Spain, 961–965.<br />
  23. 23. 19<br />Figure 10-13 Dome in front of the mihrab of the Great Mosque, Córdoba, Spain, 961–965.<br />
  24. 24. 20<br />Figure 10-14 Confronting lions and palm tree, fragment of a textile said to be from Zandana, near Bukhara, Uzbekistan, eighth century. Silk compound twill, 2’ 11” x 2’ 9 1/2”. Musée Historique de Lorraine, Nancy.<br />
  25. 25. 21<br />Figure 10-15 SULAYMAN, Ewer in the form of a bird, 796. Brass with silver and copper inlay, 1’ 3” high. Hermitage, Saint Petersburg.<br />
  26. 26. 22<br />Late Islamic Arts and Architecture<br /><ul><li>Examine the media, techniques and designs that are specific to the art of Islam, particularly in the ‘luxury’ arts.
  27. 27. Understand the contributions of Islamic art and ideas to later western art and culture.</li></li></ul><li>23<br />The Luxury and Useful Arts<br /><ul><li>Explore the art of calligraphy, delicate tile and mosaic, and carpet weaving in their expression of Islamic ideas. Understand the importance of the written and decorative page. </li></li></ul><li>24<br />Figure 10-16 Koran page with beginning of surah 18, al-Kahf (The Cave), ninth or early tenth century. Ink and gold on vellum, 7 1/4” x 10 1/4”. Chester Beatty Library and Oriental Art Gallery, Dublin.<br />
  28. 28. 25<br />Figure 10-17 Muqarnas dome, Hall of the Two Sisters, Alhambra palace, Granada, Spain, 1354–1391.<br />
  29. 29. 26<br />Figure 10-18 Madrasa-mosque-mausoleum complex of Sultan Hasan (view from the south with the mausoleum in the foreground), Cairo, Egypt, begun 1356.<br />
  30. 30. 27<br />Figure 10-20 SINAN, Mosque of Selim II, Edirne, Turkey, 1568–1575.<br />
  31. 31. 28<br />Figure 10-22 SINAN, interior of the Mosque of Selim II, Edirne, Turkey, 1568–1575.<br />
  32. 32. 29<br />Figure 10-23 Aerial view of the Great Mosque (looking southwest), Isfahan, Iran, eleventh to seventeenth centuries.<br />
  33. 33. 30<br />Figure 10-24 Winter prayer hall of the Shahi (Imam) Mosque, Isfahan, Iran, 1611–1638.<br />
  34. 34. 31<br />Weaving in Tile and Wool:Luxury Continued<br /><ul><li>Examine the extraordinary Islamic tile and mosaic designs.
  35. 35. Understand the carpet tradition and its expression of faith.</li></li></ul><li>32<br />Figure 10-25 Mihrab from the Madrasa Imami, Isfahan, Iran, ca. 1354. Glazed mosaic tilework, 11’ 3” X 7’ 6”. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.<br />
  36. 36. 33<br />Figure 10-26 MAQSUD OF KASHAN, carpet from the funerary mosque of Shaykh Safi al-Din, Ardabil, Iran, 1540. Knotted pile of wool and silk, 34’ 6” X 17’ 7”. Victoria and Albert Museum, London.<br />
  37. 37. 34<br />Figure 10-29 MUHAMMAD IBN AL-ZAYN, basin (Baptistère de Saint Louis), from Egypt, ca. 1300. Brass, inlaid with gold and silver, 8 3/4” high. Louvre, Paris.<br />
  38. 38. 35<br />Figure 10-30 Canteen with episodes from the life of Christ, from Syria, ca. 1240–1250. Brass, inlaid with silver, 1’ 2 1/2” diameter. Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.<br />
  39. 39. 36<br />Discussion Questions<br /><ul><li>What is the role of art and architecture in the Islamic world?
  40. 40. What do you think are the most impressive visual qualities of Islamic art?
  41. 41. What are some of the unique feature of Islamic mosques, mausoleums and madrasas?</li>

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