Muqarnas, Volume 5

An Annual on Islamic Art and Architecture

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Editor: Grabar
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.

In Muqarnas articles are published on all aspects of Islamic visual culture, historical and contemporary, as well as articles dealing with unpublished textual primary sources.

Oleg Grabar, Between Connoisseurship and Technology: A Review ;
Howard Crane, Traditional Pottery Making in the Sardis Region of Western Turkey ;
Jonathan M. Bloom, The Introduction of the Muqarnas into Egypt ;
Marilyn Jenkins, Mamluk Jewelry: Influences and Echoes ;
Doris Behrens-Abouseif, The Takiyyat Ibrahim al-Kulshani in Cairo ;
Godfrey Goodwin, Gardens of the Dead in Ottoman Times ;
Jale Erzen, Sinan as Anti-Classicist ;
Maurice Cerasi, Late Ottoman Architects and Master Builders ;
R.D. McChesney, Four Sources on Shah ‘Abbas's Building of Isfahan ;
Elizabeth B. Moynihan, The Lotus Garden Palace of Zahir al-Din Muhammad Babur ;
William G. Klingelhofer, The Jahangiri Mahal of the Agra Fort: Expression and Experience in Early Mughal Architecture ;

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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 fourteen books and countless articles on a range of subjects. He was the founding editor of Muqarnas. 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.
' The issues of this journal...serve as a reliable annual on Islamic and even non-Islamic research.' Carolyn Kane, Journal of the American Oriental Society, 1994. ' ...a great tool for many a researcher...In a variety of manners, questions every generation should ask, are set afresh in the light of new discoveries and techniques...' Yolande Crowe, Bibliotheca Orientalis, 1994.
Oleg Grabar, Between Connoisseurship and Technology: A Review Howard Crane, Traditional Pottery Making in the Sardis Region of Western Turkey Jonathan M. Bloom, The Introduction of the Muqarnas into Egypt Marilyn Jenkins, Mamluk Jewelry: Influences and Echoes Doris Behrens-Abouseif, The Takiyyat Ibrahim al-Kulshani in Cairo Godfrey Goodwin, Gardens of the Dead in Ottoman Times Jale Erzen, Sinan as Anti-Classicist Maurice Cerasi, Late Ottoman Architects and Master Builders R.D. McChesney, Four Sources on Shah ‘Abbas's Building of Isfahan Elizabeth B. Moynihan, The Lotus Garden Palace of Zahir al-Din Muhammad Babur William G. Klingelhofer, The Jahangiri Mahal of the Agra Fort: Expression and Experience in Early Mughal Architecture