THE ARTS OF ORNAMENTAL GEOMETRY "A PERSIAN COMPENDIUM ON SIMILAR AND COMPLEMENTARY INTERLOCKING FIGURES. A VOLUME COMMEMORATING ALPAY ÖZD"

por NECIPOGLU, GULRU

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THE ARTS OF ORNAMENTAL GEOMETRY "A PERSIAN COMPENDIUM ON SIMILAR AND COMPLEMENTARY INTERLOCKING FIGURES. A VOLUME COMMEMORATING ALPAY ÖZD"

ISBN: 978-90-04-30196-2
Fecha de la edición: 2017
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Encuadernación: CARTONE
Nº Pág.: 382

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This collective study focuses on a unique anonymous medieval document on ornamental geometry featuring geometrical constructions and textual instructions in Persian. Selections from the unpublished work of Alpay Özdural (d. 2003) on this subject have been updated with original contributions by Jan P. Hogendijk, Elaheh Kheirandish, Gülru Necipoglu, and Wheeler M. Thackston. The chapters interpreting this fascinating document are followed, for the first time, by a facsimile, transcription, and translation, as well as drawings of incised construction lines invisible in the photographed facsimile.publiarq.com
This publication intersects with the current interest in Islamic geometrical patterning as an inspiration for tessellation and parametrically derived forms in contemporary architecture and the arts. It aims to make this celebrated source more accessible, given its multifaceted relevance to historians of art, architecture, and science, as well as mathematicians, physicists, artists, and architects.publiarq.com



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