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ARABIC HURUFIYYA: ART AND IDENTITY. Charbel Dagher. Skira editore, Milan, 2016. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York. 142 pp. with 105 ills. (94 col.). 29 x 25 cm. ISBN 9788857231518 In English.
Publisher's description: This volume collects the history of a modern art movement in the Arab world called "Hurufiyya." Re-inventing calligraphy, and focusing on the formal elements of the Arabic letter, it is one of the most significant art movements that took place in the Arab world beginning in the 14th century, and peaking again in the mid-twentieth century.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style), Non-Western in a Western Style, Middle East and North Africa (Western Style) — Post-1970 — Painting, Several Media
Plans: 70
Worldwide Number: 172923
Paperbound $45.00t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title)    

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