Good level of English language (no translation will be provided).
Previous art related experience or education is not required.
Lecturer: William Lawrie
19th November - 17th December 2017. Sunday evenings 6.30pm – 9.00pm
Week 1 - 19th November
Lecture 1 - Introduction / Early Islamic Art in the Late Classical world.
Placing early Islamic Art and Architecture within a context of tradition and transformation, looking on the one hand at late Roman structures such as forts, bath houses, basilicas and triumphal gateways, and on the other at Sassanian (pre-Islamic Persian) iconography of kingship.
Week 2 - 26th November
Lecture 2 - Development of Mosque.
Week 3 - 3rd December
Week 4 - 10th December
Week 5 - 17th December
Lecture 5 - Islamic Art: Legacy in Western Art and Architecture / Islamic Art Today.
Venue: TBC, Alserkal Avenue
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