Discovering the Multifaceted World of Persian Art and its Significance
The 1001 Treasures
Central Asian Art – A cultural heritage with its mosques, mausoleums, madrasahs, and minarets
There are magnificent, full-colour photographs of the abandoned cities of Mervand Urgench, Khiva, the capital of the Kharezm, with its mausoleum of Sheikh Seid Allahuddin,and, the Golden Road to Samarkand, the Blue City, a center of civilisation for 2,500 years.
Buddhist Art in Thailand and the Countries of Southeast Asia
"All living beings are Buddhas and have wisdom and virtue within them." (Buddha) Buddha ranks among the most often depicted holy figures of the world perhaps appearing more than Christ, a subject widely treated by Western artists.
Art of Islam – Splendours of Islam
Lively and coloured, Islamic art mirrors the richness of these people whose common denominator was the belief in one singular truth: the absolute necessity of creating works whose beauty equaled their respect for God.
A complete panorama of historical Chinese arts and civilization
Dealing not only with architecture, sculpture, and painting, but also with bronze and ceramics, this text offers a complete panorama of Chinese arts and civilisation.
Art of Vietnam
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