Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Online Muqarnas Update

Muqarnas Volumes Available Earlier

As noted in Muqarnas 29, now available on Brill, Muqarnas volumes will be posted in the Archnet Digital Library three years after publication, rather than five, as in the past.

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 29
features a subset of articles involving cross-cultural interactions between East and West as manifested in the visual culture of the region. Articles addressing this theme include "Visual Cosmopolitanism and Creative Translation: Artistic Conversations with Renaissance Italy in Mehmed II's Constantinople," by Gulru Necipoglu, and "The Bride of Trebizond: Turks And Turkmens on a Florentine Wedding Chest, circa 1460," by Cristelle Baskins. The "Notes and Sources" section highlights new research on the medieval town of Hulbuk in Central Asia.

Contributors include: Gulru Necipoglu, Cristelle Baskins, Ana Pulido-Rull, Matt D. Saba, Jasmin Badr, Mustafa Tupev, Unver Rustem, Ethem Eldem and Pierre Simeon.

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