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Museum of Islamic Art: The Guide

Julia Gonnella


A guide to the best of the collections at the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar

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With flagship architecture by I. M. Pei, an interior designed by J.-M. Wilmotte, and one of the world’s finest collections of its type, the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar, is a dazzling showcase of the artistic achievements of the Islamic world. The collection represents the highest expression of artistic culture, covering lands from Spain to Central Asia and India, and ranging in date from the early Islamic period to the nineteenth century, including metalwork, miniatures, carpets, calligraphy and ceramics.

Published to coincide with the re-opening of the museum galleries, this guide brilliantly conveys the quality and significance of the Museum of Islamic Art collection, presenting key objects with explanatory texts from the museum curatorial team.

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Book Details

Format: Paperback with flaps

Size: 18.0 x 13.0 cm

Extent: 304 pp

Illustrations: 300

Publication date: 10 November 2022

ISBN: 9780500480830

About the Author

Julia Gonnella is the Director of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar. Mounia Chekhab
Abudaya, Tara Desjardins, Nicoletta Fazio and Simone Struth are curators at the Museum of Islamic Art.

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