Geometry of the Islamic World

Come and join us on this practical journey of discovery as we travel half way around the globe to source the finest examples of Islamic Geometric Pattern; Persia, Turkey, Syria, India, and Moorish Morocco and Al-Andalus will feature in our travels. The genius of the craftsmen geometers from the Islamic [...]

Alhambra Arabesque

Alhambra Arabesque:The Court of Lions fa├žade Join Adam Williamson for this two day intensive exploring the stunning rosette panel in the Court of Lions, Alhambra Palace, Granada. We will draw the full extended geometric and biomorphic pattern complete with multiple rosettes. The composition that we'll be working with is full [...]

ASK THE EXPERT: GLAIRE ANDERSON

ASK THE EXPERT This month, Glaire Anderson is our selected expert! Glaire is a specialist in Islamic visual culture with a focus on medieval Iberia and the age of the great caliphs (roughly 650-1250 CE), and a Senior Lecturer in Islamic Art at the University of Edinburgh. An advocate for [...]

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