TITLE

Reviews

AUTHOR(S)
Olin, Margaret
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec93, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p728
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
Reviews the book `The Mediation of Ornament,' by Oleg Grabar. Reflection of the twists of fate that the discourse on ornament has undergone in the last two centuries; Systematic investigation of ornamental syntax and meaning; Exclusion of ornament as an unwelcome supplement to the direct expression of structure and materials; Interpretation from Islamic art scholarship.
ACCESSION #
9406240035

 

Related Articles

  • Toward a theory of ornament. Cotter, Holland // Art in America;May93, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p35 

    Reviews the book `The Mediation of Ornament,' by Oleg Grabar.

  • Book reviews: Arts & humanities. Chasin, Martin // Library Journal;2/1/1993, Vol. 118 Issue 2, p80 

    Reviews the book `The Mediation of Ornament,' by Oleg Grabar.

  • Oleg Grabar: the scholarly legacy.  // Journal of Art Historiography;Jun2012, Issue 6, p1 

    The article explores the scholarly legacy of Oleg Grabar regarding his contribution on Islamic art history. It notes that his range and skills were astonishing due to his European sophistication and severe French education. It adds that while his articles showcased his versatility, his books...

  • Further Reading/Internet Resources.  // Algeria;2008, p76 

    A list of books and Internet resources that explore Algeria is presented.

  • Some Notable New Books, 1998.  // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2000, p182 

    No abstract available.

  • Best-Selling Books, 1998.  // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2000, p183 

    No abstract available.

  • Book reviews. Fenner, Michael // African Affairs;Jul94, Vol. 93 Issue 372, p461 

    Reviews the book `The Southern African Environment: Profiles of the SADC Countries,' by Sam Moyo, Phil O'Keefe and Michael Sill.

  • Report resources.  // American Rehabilitation;Summer90, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p30 

    Lists of several manuals and other publications on how to develop and evaluate a corporate disability management program and for people interested in pursuing a variety of health careers. `Strategies for Maintaining a Support Group,' by Pearl R. Paulson; `The Disability Management Sourcebook,'...

  • Briefly noted.  // Architectural Record;Aug1992, Vol. 180 Issue 8, p54 

    Reviews briefly several new architectural publications including: `The Accessible Housing Design File,' by Ronald L. Mace; `The Americans with Disabilities Act Facilities Compliance Workbook,' by Evan Terry Associates; `A History of Housing in New York City,' by Richard Plunz.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics