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THE ART OF CALLIGRAPHY IN ISLAMIC HERITAGE

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THE ART OF CALLIGRAPHY IN ISLAMIC HERITAGE

prepared by Uğur Derman,
edited with foreword by Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu,
historical overview with the contributions of Nihat M. Çetin,
translated into Arabic by Salih Sadawi Salih translated into English by Mohamed Zakariya, Mohamed Asfour.

This album gives the history of the Islamic art of calligraphy starting from the development of the Arabic script through the last great artists of the Ottoman school of calligraphy. It is printed on high quality paper and contains 192 colour plates of calligraphy by Muslim artists from the first century Hijra to the present time with annotations about the style of writing and other characteristics of the work and the biography of each calligrapher.

Arabic Edition: FANN AL-KHATT, Istanbul, 1990
236 pages, 192 colour plates, 41×32 cm
Price: US$ 150 including post
ISBN 92-9063-520-7

Turkish Edition: HAT SANATI, Istanbul, 1992
244 pages, 192 colour plates, 41×32 cm
Price: US$ 150, including post
ISBN 92-9063-521-5

English Edition: THE ART OF CALLIGRAPHY IN THE ISLAMIC HERITAGE, Istanbul, 1998
192 colour plates, 41 x32 cm
Price: US$ 195, including post
ISBN 92-9063-074-4

Japanese Edition, Published by Heibonsha Limited

Malay Edition: SENI KHAT, Translated by Romzi Omar and Fauzi Mustafa. Published by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka and IRCICA, Kuala Lumpur, 2000, Malaysia

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Written by calligrapher

April 6, 2007 at 5:15 pm

Posted in Book Reviews

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