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Islamic Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Direct link to Islamic Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Summary:

Conceived as a companion to the Islamic galleries at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), this web site is intended as a general introduction to Islamic art from southern Spain to Central Asia, ranging in date from the seventh century to the present. 

About this resource:

Conceived as a companion to the Islamic galleries at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), this web site is intended as a general introduction to Islamic art. The museum’s comprehensive collection of paintings, sculptures, manuscripts, ceramics, arms/armor, and jewelry includes works from southern Spain to Central Asia from the seventh century to the present day. Search by type of artwork and place as well as by historical period, and subject. The site offers brief historical overviews of each era of Islamic art with an embedded glossary and maps.

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This resource is open to the general public.