Connections between Intellectual Heritage, Architecture and the Fine Arts

 

Resources on File in 214 Anderson

 

IH Faculty Web Site Home

 

Islam and the Koran

 

Mohamed Zakariya, Music for the Eyes.  An Introduction to Islamic and Ottoman Calligraphy.  Copy of chapter.

 

Image of Paradise in Islamic Art Works.  One pagehandout, PMA

 

Luly Feliciano.  Illuminated Koran. One pagehandout, PMA

 

Heather Grossman. Ceramic Tile Mosaic Panels. One pagehandout, PMA

 

Christiane Gruber, “Admiral” Heraldic Carpet.   One page handout, PMA.

 

Anna Sloan. [Persian] Inkwell. One page handout, PMA.

 

Charles Grant Ellis. Oreiental Carpets in the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1988).  #67: “Admiral” Heraldic Carpet.

 

Louise W. Mackie. “Native and Foreign Influences in Carpets woven in Spain dring the 15th Century.”  Hali 2.2 (summer, 1979) 88-95.

 

Richard Isaacson.  “The Admiral and the Wild Man.”  Hali  (1998) 78-83.

 

Renaissance

 

Rogier van der Weyden

 

Caterina Furlan and Italo Zannier, edd.  Il Duomo di Spilimbergo 1284-1984.  280-283 (brief article arguing that this work was used as an organ cover).

 

John G. Johnson Collection. Catalogue of Flemish and Dutch Paintings (Philadelphia, 1972).  94-95 on background of this work.

 

Asya Haikin.  Crucifixion, with the Mourning Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist. One page handout, PMA.

 

Otto von Simson.  “Compassio and Co-Redemptio in Roger van der Weyden’s Descent from the CrossArt Bulletin  35.1 (March, 1953) 9-16.

 

Romantics

 

Turner

 

John McCoubrey.  “Parliament on Fire”  Art in America  (December, 1984)

 

JSB.  The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons, October 16, 1834. One page handout, PMA.

 

Modern World

 

Rivera

 

Mark Levitch.  Liberation of the Peon. One page handout, PMA.

 

Art with a Capital “A”.  Art in the Service of Revolution.  PMA handout with chronology of Mexican revolution.

 

Duchanp

 

Marcel Duchamp.  The Bride Stripped Bare by her Bachelors, Even. One pagehandout, PMA

 

African American Artists

 

Glenn C. Tomlinson and Rolando Corpus.  A Selection of Works by African American Artists in the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  Bulletin of the PhiladelphiaMuseum of Art.  90.  383-83 (Winter 1995).  Includes Tanner, Pippin, Lawrence.

 

Althea Leonard.  Mr. Prejudice [by Horace Pippin]. One page handout, PMA.

 

Stephen May.  “Horace Pippin’s Art Finds the Grandeur in Unheralded Lives.”  ddddd

Monte Paret.  The End of the War: Starting Home [by Horace Pippin]. One page handout, PMA.