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London ; New York : I. However, the move away from this 'anthropomorphic aesthetic' in Western art movements, such as modern abstract and constructivist painting, have presented the opportunity for new ways of viewing and evaluating Islamic art and architecture. Based on close readings of classical Islamic literature, philosophy, poetry, medicine and theology, along with contemporary Western art theory, the author uncovers a specific Islamic theoretical vision of art and architecture based on poetic practice, politics, cosmology and desire. This book questions the very idea of art predicated on the anthropocentric bias of classical art, and the corollary 'exclusion' of Islamic art from the status of art. Architecture and meaning : al-Jāḥiẓ's view ; Aesthetic, variety and emotion ; Voice, body and emotion ; Al-Bayān, architecture and commemoration -- Architecture and poetics. Through this double gesture, moving critically between two traditions, the author brings Islamic thought and aesthetics back into the realm of visibility, addressing the lack of recognition in comparison with other historical periods and traditions. Mohammed Hamdouni Alami argues that Islamic art has historically been excluded from Western notions of art; that the Western aesthetic tradition's preoccupation with the human body has meant that Islamic and Western art being perceived as inherently at odds.

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In particular it traces the effects of decoration and architectural planning on the human soul as well as the centrality of the gaze in this poetic view - in Arabic 'nazar'- while examining its surprising similarity to modern theories of the gaze. Mohammed Hamdouni Alami argues that Islamic art has historically been excluded from Western tions of art; that the Western aesthetic tradition's preoccupation with the human body, and the ban on the representation of the human body in Islam, has meant that Islamic and Western art have been perceived as inherently at odds. Alami's book needs to be ruminated and digested in order to be fully appreciated- not only by art historians but also by anyone who is interested in Arabo-Muslim culture. It will undoubtedly forge a number of new and lively conversations on the history of Islamic architecture, but will also have a wide appeal to those working in the fieldsof art, history and literature of the Middle East. This book questions the very idea of art predicated on the anthropocentric bias of classical art, and the corollary 'exclusion' of Islamic art from the status of art. This is an important step toward a critical analysis of the contemporary debate around the revival of Islamic architectural identity - a debate intricately embedded within opposing Islamic political and social projects throughout the world.

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Art and Architecture in the Islamic Tradition

art and architecture in the islamic tradition alami mohammed hamdouni

This book questions the very idea of art predicated on the anthropocentric bias of classical art, and the corollary 'exclusion' of Islamic art from the status of art. Mohammed Hamdouni Alami argues that Islamic art has historically been excluded from Western notions of art; that the Western aesthetic tradition's preoccupation with the human body, and the ban on the representation of the human body in Islam, has meant that Islamic and Western art have been perceived as inherently at odds. What is 'art' in the sense of the Islamic tradition? Art and architecture in the Islamic tradition. Architecture and poetics ; The aims of this book -- Architecture and meaning in the theory of al-Jāḥiẓ. This is an important step toward a critical analysis of the contemporary debate around the revival of Islamic architectural identity- debate intricately embedded within opposing Islamic political and social projects throughout the world. It addresses a central question in post-classical aesthetic theory, in as much as the advent of modern abstract and constructivist painting have shown that art can be other than the representation of the human body; that art is not neutral aesthetic contemplation but it is fraught with power and violence; and that the presupposition of classical art was not a universal truth but the assumption of a specific cultural and historical set of practices and vocabularies.

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Art And Architecture In The Islamic Tradition: Aesthetics, Politics And Desire In Early Islam (library Of Modern Middle East Studies) Download

art and architecture in the islamic tradition alami mohammed hamdouni

It will undoubtedly forge a number of new and lively conversations on the history of Islamic architecture, but will also have a wide appeal to those working in the fieldsof art, history and literature of the Middle East. However, the move away from this 'anthropomorphic aesthetic' in Western art movements, such as modern abstract and constructivist painting, have presented the opportunity for new ways of viewing and evaluating Islamic art and architecture. In so doing, he addresses the lack of recognition given to early Islamic thought and aesthetics in comparison with other historical periods and traditions. Drawing upon classical Arabic literature, philosophy, poetry, medicine and theology, along with contemporary Western art theory, the author uncovers a specific Islamic theoretical vision of art and architecture based on poetic practice, politics, desire and the 'gaze'. This book questions the very idea of art predicated on the anthropocentric bias of classical art, and the corollary 'exclusion' of Islamic art from the status of art. This is an important step toward a critical analysis of the contemporary debate around the revival of Islamic architectural identity - a debate intricately embedded within opposing Islamic political and social projects throughout the world.

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However, the move away from this 'anthropomorphic aesthetic' in Western art movements, such as modern abstract and constructivist painting, have presented the opportunity for new ways of viewing and evaluating Islamic art and architecture. In particular it traces the effects of decoration and architectural planning on the human soul as well as the centrality of the gaze in this poetic view - in Arabic 'nazar'- while examining its surprising similarity to modern theories of the gaze. Through this double gesture, moving critically between two traditions, the author brings Islamic thought and aesthetics back into the realm of visibility, addressing the lack of recognition in comparison with other historical periods and traditions. In so doing, he addresses the lack of recognition given to early Islamic thought and aesthetics in comparison with other historical periods and traditions. The E-mail message field is required.

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Art and Architecture in the Islamic Tradition

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Alami's book needs to be ruminated and digested in order to be fully appreciated- not only by art historians but also by anyone who is interested in Arabo-Muslim culture. It addresses a central question in post-classical aesthetic theory, in as much as the advent of modern abstract and constructivist painting have shown that art can be other than the representation of the human body; that art is t neutral aesthetic contemplation but it is fraught with power and violence; and that the presupposition of classical art was t a universal truth but the assumption of a specific cultural and historical set of practices and vocabularies. He studied architecture at the Ecole d'Architecture in Grenoble and received his doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley. Mohammed Hamdouni Alami argues that Islamic art has historically been excluded from Western notions of art; that the Western aesthetic tradition's preoccupation with the human body has meant that Islamic and Western art being perceived as inherently at odds. Based on close readings of classical Islamic literature, philosophy, poetry, medicine and theology, along with contemporary Western art theory, the author uncovers a specific Islamic theoretical vision of art and architecture based on poetic practice, politics, cosmology and desire.

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Art and Architecture in the Islamic Tradition : Mohammed Hamdouni Alami : 9781780765617

art and architecture in the islamic tradition alami mohammed hamdouni

Through this double gesture, moving critically between two traditions, the author brings Islamic thought and aesthetics back into the realm of visibility, addressing the lack of recognition in comparison with other historical periods and traditions. It addresses a central question in post-classical aesthetic theory, in as much as the advent of modern abstract and constructivist painting have shown that art can be other than the representation of the human body; that art is not neutral aesthetic contemplation but it is fraught with power and violence; and that the presupposition of classical art was not a universal truth but the assumption of a specific cultural and historical set of practices and vocabularies. It addresses a central question in post-classical aesthetic theory, in as much as the advent of modern abstract and constructivist painting have shown that art can be other than the representation of the human body; that art is not neutral aesthetic contemplation but it is fraught with power and violence; and that the presupposition of classical art was not a universal truth but the assumption of a specific cultural and historical set of practices and vocabularies. Cleo Cantone, author of Making and Remaking Mosques in Senegal 2012 Art and Architecture in the Islamic Tradition Introduction Architecture and Meaning in the Theory of Al-Jahiz Architecture and Poetics Architecture and Myth Al-Jahiz in the Mosque at Damascus: Social Critique and Debate in the History of Umayyad Architecture Architecture and Desire Conclusion Produkty podobne:. Tauris ; Distributed in the United States and Canada by Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. What is 'art' in the sense of the Islamic tradition? In particular it traces the effects of decoration and architectural planning on the human soul as well as the centrality of the gaze in this poetic view - in Arabic 'nazar'- while examining its surprising similarity to modern theories of the gaze. Description Description What is 'art' in the sense of the Islamic tradition? However, the move away from this 'anthropomorphic aesthetic' in Western art movements, such as modern abstract and constructivist painting, have presented the opportunity for new ways of viewing and evaluating Islamic art and architecture.

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Art and Architecture in the Islamic Tradition by Mohammed Hamdouni Alami · OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries

art and architecture in the islamic tradition alami mohammed hamdouni

In particular it traces the effects of decoration and architectural planning on the human soul as well as the centrality of the gaze in this poetic view - in Arabic 'nazar'- while examining its surprising similarity to modern theories of the gaze. Mohammed Hamdouni Alami argues that Islamic art has historically been excluded from Western notions of art; that the Western aesthetic tradition's preoccupation with the human body, and the ban on the representation of the human body in Islam, has meant that Islamic and Western art have been perceived as inherently at odds. However, the move away from this 'anthropomorphic aesthetic' in Western art movements, such as modern abstract and constructivist painting, has presented the opportunity for new ways of viewing and evaluating Islamic art and architecture. In particular it traces the effects of decoration and architectural planning on the human soul as well as the centrality of the gaze in this poetic view - in Arabic 'nazar'- while examining its surprising similarity to modern theories of the gaze. Cleo Cantone, author of Making and Remaking Mosques in Senegal 2012. Modus operandi ; Al-Khalil's theory of language ; Arabic poetics ; The palace and the Qaṣīda -- Architecture and myth. This is an important step toward a critical analysis of the contemporary debate around the revival of Islamic architectural identity - a debate intricately embedded within opposing Islamic political and social projects throughout the world.

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