Download or Read online The Aura of Alif full in PDF, ePub and kindle. this book written by Jürgen Wasim Frembgen and published by Prestel Publishing which was released on 24 June 2021 with total page 255 pages. We cannot guarantee that The Aura of Alif book is available in the library, click Get Book button and read full online book in your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile whenever and wherever You Like. Starting with the alifA", the first letter of the Arabic alphabet that symbolizes divine beauty and exploring the fascinating aesthetic qualities of calligraphy, the book presents the contextual and symbolic intentions of writing in religion, magic, and poetry. Writing surfaces include not only parchment, papyrus, and paper, but also ceramics, metal, stone, wood, leather, and textiles. Ranging from the early period of Islam to the 21st century, the book presents works from the art of the ruling elite to folk art and everyday aesthetics. Muslim cultures' artistic forms of expression are brought to life in this lavishly illustrated book, which includes contributions by renowned international experts in their field and explores the art of writing in Islam in all its richness and diversity. -- Product Description.
- Author : Jürgen Wasim Frembgen
- Publisher : Prestel Publishing
- Pages : 255 pages
- ISBN : 9783791350653
- Release : 24 June 2021
- Rating : /5 from reviews