The Art of the Quran: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts.pdf

The Art of the Quran: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts PDF

Massumeh Farhad


In the early twentieth century, the Ottoman Empire was in political turmoil. Officials moved valuable artworks--including thousands of sumptuous Quran (Koran) manuscripts and loose pages dating from the 7th to 17th century--to Istanbul to ensure their safety. Penned by celebrated calligraphers and embellished by skilled illuminators and bookbinders, these manuscripts are now housed in the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts (Turk ve slam Eserleri Muzesi or TIEM) in Istanbul, established in 1914. This story unfolds in The Art of the Quran: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, the companion publication to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallerys groundbreaking exhibition, the first major presentation of Qurans in the United States. The books authors describe the formation of this one-of-a-kind collection and the history of TIEM, whose centuries-old records on patrons, calligraphers, illuminators, and provenance allow us to create biographies detailing the production of the Qurans in the exhibition. Essays address the Quran as a written text--from content and organization to the elaborate calligraphy and illuminated designs that transformed the volumes into beautiful artworks. The Art of the Quran also includes in-depth descriptions of some seventy works from TIEM and the Smithsonians Sackler and Freer Galleries. It features full-page, color images of the earliest known Quran folios and manuscripts from the Umayyad and Abbasid Near East (7th-10th century), Seljuk Iran and Anatolia (12th century), the Mongol Il-Khanid and Timurid empires and Mamluk Cairo (14th and 15th centuries), Safavid and Ottoman empires (16th and 17th centuries) as well as a number of mosque furnishings, such as Quran boxes and stands. Most of these works have rarely, if ever, been published.



Sayfa Sayısı: 384

Baskı Yılı: 2016


Dili: İngilizce
Yayınevi: Smithsonian American Art Museum

...of the Qur'an between 1000 and 1700»), Z. Tanındı («Illumination and Decorative Designs in Qur'anic Manuscripts») et E. Eldem («The Genesis of the Museum of. Turkish and Islamic Arts »). ...most important manuscripts from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts (Türk ve Islam Eserleri Müzesi) in Istanbul, Turkey, complemented by twenty works from the Freer|Sackler collections.

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ACAR YALÇIN

Feb 13, 2017 ... The first major exhibition of Qur'ans (Korans) in the U.S., “The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts” at the ...

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KORKMAZ YAVUZ

Jan 20, 2017 - In recognition of one of the world’s extraordinary collections of Qur’ans, the Freer|Sackler is hosting a landmark exhibition, the first of its kind in the United States. Some fifty of the most sumptuous manuscripts from Herat to Istanbul will be featured in The Art of the Qur’an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish … Noté /5. Retrouvez The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. Achetez neuf ou d'occasion

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DOĞAN KARA

Probably eastern Iran or present-day Afghanistan, Ghaznavid period, first half of the 11th century; Ink, color, and gold on paper; Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, Istanbul, TIEM 555. ...these manuscripts are now housed in the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts (Türk ve İslam 17th centuries) as well as a number of mosque furnishings, such as Qur'an boxes and stands.

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ÖZTÜRK ÖZDEMİR

Oct 22, 2016 ... ... and Simon Rettig, curators of the exhibit "The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts," look at pages from a ...

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ÇELİK YILDIRIM

Jun 21, 2016 ... ... that The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts will bring 48 manuscripts and folios from the museum in ... This story unfolds in The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, the companion publication to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's ...