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Islamic Art and Architecture 21:082:290: Middle Eastern and Islamic Arts

A research guide for students of the Islamic Art and Architecture class at Rutgers-Newark

Databases

Art Index Retrospective (Rutgers Restricted)

Art Index Retrospective contains the so-called 'back file' of the print Art Index from the first volume, 1929, through 1984. The index is citation based, and the information indexed is largely limited to the fields of art history, architectural history, and the visual arts. Because the index stretches back to the first quarter of the twentieth century, it contains citations for primary source material on a variety of art historical movements in the field of modernism.

ArtSTOR (Rutgers Restricted)

Artstor is a digital image library of over 2 million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. A non-profit organization funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Artstor digitizes and provides high-quality digitized images from numerous museums, academic institutions, and private foundations.

JSTOR

Contains journals from a wide variety of disciplines including but not limited to art, art history, history, middle east studies, religion and philosophy.

Journals

Arabi (Ittiḥād Mudarrisī al-Lughah al-ʻArabīyah bi-Indūnīsiyā)

Peer reviewed

Ars orientalis (formerly Ars Islamica)

Published by the Freer Gallery and the University of Michigan Department of Fine Arts, this journal publishes an issue once per year that concentrates on a central theme related to Asian art. Articles are cross-disciplinary. (Not peer reviewed).

Bulletin of the American Institute for Iranian Art and Archaeology

Not peer reviewed

Bulletin of the American Institute for Persian Art and Archaeology

Not peer reviewed

Bulletin of the Asia Institute

Not peer reviewed

Muqarnas = Muqarnas.
Published by the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Yale University (Not peer reviewed).

Books in the John Cotton Dana Library (Newark)

Books in Other Rutgers Libraries

Films on Middle Eastern and Islamic Art

The Glories of Islamic Art

Explores the connection of the religion of Islam with its art and architecture, revealing how artistic giants such as Siniam were led by Islamic movement to craft a glorious aesthetic heritage. Their faith is reflected in the related but distinct achievements throughout the centuries.

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John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers-Newark

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