Keywords Key Words Islamic Art, Islam, Muslim, artists, phenomenology, experience, context, civilisation, culture, religious, secular, art, pluralism, artistic civil society, style, ethics, values..

Abstract: What is it that makes "Islamic" Art "Islamic"? In this brief essay, the author explores what links art spanning 14 centuries, several continents, varying political regimes, internecine differences and cultural and ethnic boundaries.

Author

Dr Amyn Sajoo

Amyn B. Sajoo is a Scholar-in-Residence at Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies in Vancouver, Canada. A specialist in international human rights, civil society and public ethics, Dr Sajoo was educated at King's College London and McGill University, Montreal. 

 

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