Picturing Islam: Art and Ethics in a Muslim Lifeworld

Picturing Islam: Art and Ethics in a Muslim Lifeworld

Author(s): Kenneth M. George

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405129589

Online ISBN: 9781444318265

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318265

About this Book

Picturing Islam: Art and Ethics in a Muslim Lifeworld explores issues of religion, nationalism, ethnicity, and globalization through the life and work of the prominent contemporary Indonesian artist Abdul Djalil Pirous.

  • Presents a unique addition to the anthropology of art and religion
  • Demonstrates the impact of Islam, ethnicity, nationalism, and globalization on the work and life of an internationally recognized postcolonial artist
  • Weaves together visual and narrative materials to tell an engrossing story of a cosmopolitan Muslim artist
  • Looks at contemporary Islamic art and the way it has been produced in the world's largest Muslim nation, Indonesia

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