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are published on all aspects of Islamic visual culture, historical and contemporary, as well as articles dealing with unpublished textual primary sources.
Rafi Grafman and Myriam Rosen-Ayalon, The Two Great Syrian Umayyad Mosques: Jerusalem and Damascus Mariam Rosser-Owen, A Córdoban Ivory Pyxis Lid in the Ashmolean Museum Eva Baer, The Human Figure in Early Islamic Art: Some Preliminary Remarks Ömür Bakirer, The Story of Three Graffiti Çiğdem Kafescioğlu, "In the Image of Rum": Ottoman Architectural Patronage in Sixteenth-Century Aleppo and Damascus Leonid A. Beliaev and Alexei Chernetsov, The Eastern Contribution to Medieval Russian Culture Willem Floor, Art (
Naqqashi) and Artists (
Naqqashan) in Qajar Persia Mohammad Al-Asad, The Mosque of the Turkish Grand National Assembly in Ankara: Breaking with Tradition Hana Taragan, Architecture in Fact and Fiction: The Case of the New Gourna Village in Upper Egypt