Cosmophilia : Islamic art from the David Collection, Copenhagen / Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom ; with essays by Kjeld von Folsach, Nancy Netzer and Claude Cernuschi

Author(s): Blair, Sheila
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Subjects: Islamic art--Exhibitions
C. L. Davids fond og samling--Exhibitions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chestnut Hill, MA : McMullen Museum of Art, c2006
LC Classification: N
Table of Contents: Ornament and Islamic art / Sheila S. Blair, Jonathan M. Bloom 9
The David collection : the museum's history, character, adn various reflections on the reinstallation of the Islamic collection / Kjeld von Folsach 31
Insular and Islamic cosmophilic responses to the classical past / Nancy Netzer 39
Adolf Loos, Alois Riegl, and the debate on ornament in fin-de-siecle Vienna / Claude Cernuschi 45
Works in the exhibition
Figures 57
Writing 83
Geometry 107
Vegetation and the arabesque 135
Hybrids 179
Additional Authors: Bloom, Jonathan (Jonathan M.)
Folsach, Kjeld von
Netzer, Nancy
Cernuschi, Claude, 1961-
C. L. Davids fond og samling
McMullen Museum of Art
Notes: LCCN: 2006927271
ISBN: 1892850117
ISBN: 9781892850119
Issued in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name held at the McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Sept. 1-Dec. 31, 2006, and at the Alfred and David Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Feb. 1-May 20, 2007
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-215)
Physical Description: 216 p. : col. ill. ; 23 x 31 cm
OCLC Number: 71302618
ISBN/ISSN: 1892850117

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