NOTABLE NON-WESTERN ART

 

PERSIAN AND INDIAN MANUSCRIPTS, SOTHEBY'S 1996

ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, SOTHEBY'S 1994

ISLAMIC WORKS OF ART, SOTHEBY'S 1990

ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, SOTHEBY'S 1994

ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, SOTHEBY'S 1996

ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPTS AND MINIATURES, SOTHEBY'S 1990

FINE ASIAN WORKS OF ART , 1990

ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, SOTHEBY'S 1995

 

 

SMALL SELECTIONS OF PERTINENT IMAGERY FROM A VARIETY OF DISTINGUISHED SALES.

 

This is hardly a consistent or comprehensive survey. In my teaching I insisted that students were at least aware of non-western concepts of the Book, and the ways of reading it. In supervising the successful PhD of Nabeel Ali, I encountered also the disciplines and protocols of Islamic calligraphy. The meetings with our external supervisor Nabeel Safwat were enlightening and inspiring. I thank him here again for his experise and his grace of observation

Through him I encountered the collection of Korans owned by the Sheik Shakir, and, with Dr. Jackie Batey, was responsible for the website attached to that collection.