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THE MEDIATION OF ORNAMENT: THE A.W. MELLON LECTURES IN THE FINE ARTS, 1989. Oleg Grabar. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1992. Published in association with Princeton University Press. Bollingen Series XXXV, 38. 330 pp. with 219 ills. (23 col.). 27 x 20 cm. LC 92-5725 ISBN 0691040990 In English.
Extensively analyzes the role of ornamentation as a universal intermediary between art works and the viewer through an examination of calligraphic, geometric and nature-based decorative motifs in early and medieval Islamic art and architecture.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Near and Middle East/Islamic Art (Traditional)
Worldwide Number: 092477
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