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Mirrors of Beauty – Museum Guide Book

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Mirrors of Beauty: Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia Guide offers a luminous starting point to approach, enjoy and contemplate the wide-ranging collection of the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur. An illustrious selection of up to 150 outstanding objects, covering works of calligraphy, illuminated manuscripts, paintings, architectural elements and many others, draws together an enticing close-up of the continually diverse and interconnected cultures of Islamic societies across time, space and media. Elucidated across seven chapters of distinct yet interdependent themes, the lived spectrum of artistic practice, technical fluency and creative vision in various traditions of Islamic art are presented and contextualised through a range of introductory essays and full colour images, supplemented by comprehensive timelines and maps. This publication provides an inviting and accessible accompaniment to the riches of the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia collection. 

 

Author: Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
Year Published: 2020
Pages: 208
Weight: 80g
Product Dimensions: 17cm x 1cm 24cm
Product Code: 978-983-2591-19-1

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Summary:

Mirrors of Beauty: Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia Guide offers a luminous starting point to approach, enjoy and contemplate the wide-ranging collection of the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur. An illustrious selection of up to 150 outstanding objects, covering works of calligraphy, illuminated manuscripts, paintings, architectural elements and many others, draws together an enticing close-up of the continually diverse and interconnected cultures of Islamic societies across time, space and media. Elucidated across seven chapters of distinct yet interdependent themes, the lived spectrum of artistic practice, technical fluency and creative vision in various traditions of Islamic art are presented and contextualised through a range of introductory essays and full colour images, supplemented by comprehensive timelines and maps. This publication provides an inviting and accessible accompaniment to the riches of the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia collection. 


Author: Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
Year Published: 2020
Pages: 208
Weight: 80g
Product Dimensions: 17cm x 1cm 24cm
Product Code: 978-983-2591-19-1

Weight 0.12 kg
Dimensions 20 × 2.5 × 27 cm

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  • Store Name: Islamic Arts Museum Shop
  • Vendor: Islamic Arts Museum Shop
  • Address: Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia Jalan Lembah Perdana
    Kuala Lumpur
    Kuala Lumpur
    50480
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    Silicone Fridge Magnets specially designed for the Islamic Arts Museum Shop in numerous intricate designs and colours. These fridge magnets are “Square Oval” in shape. The colours available are “Lime Green“, “White Pink“, “Brown Red“, and “Blue Orange“. The calligraphy text that is decorated in the centre spells out “Bismillah”.

     

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    Product Dimension: 5.5cm x 5.5 cm, Thickness (0.5cm)
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    RM98.00

    Summary:

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    Weight: 1.5kg
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