Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World is sponsored by The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Muqarnas articles are published on all aspects of Islamic visual culture, historical and contemporary, as well as articles dealing with unpublished textual primary sources.
Gülru Necipoglu, (Ph.D., Harvard University, 1986) is the Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture at Harvard University. She has been the editor of Muqarnas since 1993.
AVINOAM SHALEM, Fountains of Light: The Meaning of Medieval Islamic Rock Crystal Lamps CHARLES E. NICKLIES, The Church of the Cuba near Castiglione di Sicilia and Its Cultural Context M. JAMES BLACKMAN and SCOTT REDFORD, Glazed Calcareous Clay Ceramics from Gritille, Turkey R. STEPHEN HUMPHREYS, Women as Patrons of Religious Architecture in Ayyubid Damascus CAROLINE WILLIAMS, The Mosque of Sitt Hadaq MEHRDAD SHOKOOHY, Sasanian Royal Emblems and Their Reemergence in the Fourteenth-Century Deccan CAMMY BROTHERS, The Renaissance Reception of the Alhambra: The Letters of Andrea Navagero and the Palace of Charles V. BARBARA BREND, A Sixteenth-Century Manuscript from Transoxiana: Evidence for a Continuing Tradition in Illustration HAFEZ CHEHAB, Reconstructing the Medici Portrait of Amir Fakhr al-Din al-Maʿani SUSSAN BABAIE, Shah ʿAbbas II, the Conquest of Qandahar, the Chihil Sutun, and Its Wall Paintings EBBA KOCH, Diwan-i ʿAmm and Chihil Sutun: The Audience Halls of Shah Jahan DWIGHT F. REYNOLDS, Feathered Brides and Bridled Fertility: Architecture, Ritual, and Change in a Northern Egyptian Village
Those interested in the visual culture of the Islamic world, as well as Byzantinists, Europeanists, medievalists, historians of the early modern era, and architectural historians.