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EXHIBITION OF MINIATURES AT THE BOSNIAK INSTITUTE ‘Matrakci’s Cities’, Miniatures by Nasuh Matrakci - Apr 17, 2015 Exhibitionby Kenan Šurković, Art Historian

At the Bosniak Institute in Sarajevo, the audience had a chance to see the exhibition of miniatures by Nasuh Matrakci. The exhibition was organized by Yunus Emre Institute as a part of the event ‘Matrakci Nasuh in the Balkans’. 10 more words

Islamic Art

Mawlana Rumi upcoming event with Nimah - Sydney

April 25th  2015  Mawlana Rumi his poetry, philosophy and life  14 more words

Sterling Legs - Tasting Spain on the Air

Kuala Lumpur is covered in the Moorish Geometry that so quickly takes me back to Spain, but nothing has black-bagged and kidnapped me back to Granada and the Alhambra as expertly as the Islamic Art Museum. 76 more words


Ewer (pitcher) with the name of the Caliph al-Aziz - Fatimid caliphate (10th - 12th centuries)

This artifact is a really good example of the famous and delicate rock-crystal work. The ewer was made in Egypt between 975 and 996 AD. Those dates are known by an inscription on the ewer. 309 more words


Archive: Art historical approaches to Western and Islamic Artworks of the same periods.

Written 2010 – the highest scoring essay of my BFA – typed from a hard copy, so no footnotes, see references – also could not find one of the figures online (noted this in the text), the rest are below, click for large versions – featured image is Firdausi’s… 1,799 more words


Photographs - Moorish Seville - The Alcazar - incredible intricate lovliness

I just adore Islamic Art and architecture with its elaborate patterns and great use of colour.

The Alcazar in Seville epitomised it for me.