And diverse are their hues : color in Islamic art and culture /

And diverse are their hues : color in Islamic art and culture /
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MassArt, Museum of Fine Arts
Introduction: color in Islamic art and culture / Jonathan Bloom and Sheila Blair -- "Designs always polychromed or gilded": the aesthetics of color in the Alhambra / Olga Bush -- Red and yellow: colors and the quest for political legitimacy in the Islamic West / Maribel Fierro -- Color and the mystics: light, beauty, and the spiritual quest / Samir Mahmoud -- "I guess that's why they call it the blues": depiction of Majnun in Persian illuminated manuscripts / Julie Scott Meisami -- Blue behind gold: the inscription of the Dome of the Rock and its relatives / Lawrence Nees -- Tiles of many hues: the development of Iranian cuerda seca tiles and the transfer of tilework technology / Bernard O'Kane -- The science of color: color analysis and the roles of economics, geography, and tradition in the artist's choice of colors for manuscript painting / Cheryl Porter -- Red rosettes: colors of power and piety in Rasulid Yemen / Noha Sadek -- "Threads of every color": on mudeĢjar and cultural comparison in colonial Latin America / Michael Schreffler -- Why my name is red: an introductory inquiry / Marianna Shreve Simpson -- The hues of paradise: examining color design layout in the Persian garden / Manu P. Sobti and Mohammad Gharipour -- Color in carpets: some observations on color in carpets / Jon Thompson.

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MassArt Main
N7432.7 .H36 2011Available
MFA Art of Asia, Africa and Oceania Library, 02A
N7432.7 .H36 2009Available