What is 'Islamic' Art?

  title={What is 'Islamic' Art?},
  author={Wendy M. K. Shaw},
  • W. Shaw
  • Published 5 December 2019
  • Art
Revealing what is 'Islamic' in Islamic art, Shaw explores the perception of arts, including painting, music, and geometry through the discursive sphere of historical Islam including the Qur'an, Hadith, Sufism, ancient philosophy, and poetry. Emphasis on the experience of reception over the context of production enables a new approach, not only to Islam and its arts, but also as a decolonizing model for global approaches to art history. Shaw combines a concise introduction to Islamic… 
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