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Muslim Journeys: Art

Bridging Cultures Bookshelf


This guide was created to accompany the Muslim Journeys Bridging Cultures Bookshelf exhibit and events during 2013-2014.  They contents are not currently being updated, other than maintaining links.  We hope you enjoy the information within!

Books from the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf

Films from the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf

Islamic Art Spots

The Islamic Art Spots are seven visual essays, presented in a series of short films designed to make art from Muslim societies an integral part of the Muslim Journeys experience.  The Art Spots were written and presented by D. Fairchild Ruggles, Professor of Art, Architecture, and Landscape History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  Each film is approximately 10 minutes long.

Resources on Islamic Art

Other Books & Films on Islamic Art

Books on Islamic art can be found at the call number N6260, while Islamic architecture can be found at NA380 & NA4670.  Selections are featured below.