Muqarnas, Volume 4

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Editor: Oleg Grabar
Oleg Grabar, On Catalogues, Exhibitions, and Complete Works ;
Jonathan M. Bloom, The Mosque of the Qarafa in Cairo ;
Leonor Fernandes, The Foundation of Baybars al-Jashankir: Its Waqf, History, and Architecture ;
Howard Crane, Some Archaeological Notes on Turkish Sardis ;
Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt, Siyah Qalem and Gong Kai: An Istanbul Album Painter and a Chinese Painter of the Mongolian Period ;
Do˘gan Kuban, The Style of Sinan's Domed Structures ;
Yasser Tabbaa, Bronze Shapes in Iranian Ceramics of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries ;
Mehrdad Shokoohy and Natalie H. Shokoohy, The Architecture of Baha al-Din Tughrul in the Region of Bayana, Rajasthan ;
Glenn D. Lowry, Humayun's Tomb: Form, Function, and Meaning in Early Mughal Architecture ;
Peter Alford Andrews, The Generous Heart or the Mass of Clouds: The Court Tents of Shah Jahan ;
Priscilla P. Soucek, Persian Artists in Mughal India: Influences and Transformations ;
A.J. Lee, Islamic Star Patterns ;

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Oleg Grabar (November 3, 1929 – January 8, 2011) was Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture at Harvard University until his retirement and joined the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. He published more then 30 books and countless articles on a range of subjects. Among his best-known works are: Formation of Islamic Art, Illustrations of the Maqamat, The Alhambra, Great Mosque of Isfahan, Mediation of Ornament, Mostly Miniatures, Shape of the Holy, Dome of the Rock, Penser l'art Islamique, and Masterpieces of Islamic Art: The Decorated Page from the 8th to the 17th century. Grabar received many honors during his lifetime, including the Charles Lang Freer Medal in 2001 and, in 2010, the Chairman's Award at the Aga Khan Award for Architecture ceremony in Doha. He was the founding editor of Muqarnas.
Oleg Grabar, On Catalogues, Exhibitions, and Complete Works Jonathan M. Bloom, The Mosque of the Qarafa in Cairo Leonor Fernandes, The Foundation of Baybars al-Jashankir: Its Waqf, History, and Architecture Howard Crane, Some Archaeological Notes on Turkish Sardis Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt, Siyah Qalem and Gong Kai: An Istanbul Album Painter and a Chinese Painter of the Mongolian Period Doğan Kuban, The Style of Sinan's Domed Structures Yasser Tabbaa, Bronze Shapes in Iranian Ceramics of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries Mehrdad Shokoohy and Natalie H. Shokoohy, The Architecture of Baha al-Din Tughrul in the Region of Bayana, Rajasthan Glenn D. Lowry, Humayun's Tomb: Form, Function, and Meaning in Early Mughal Architecture Peter Alford Andrews, The Generous Heart or the Mass of Clouds: The Court Tents of Shah Jahan Priscilla P. Soucek, Persian Artists in Mughal India: Influences and Transformations A.J. Lee, Islamic Star Patterns
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.