Picturing Islam: Art and Ethics in a Muslim Lifeworld

  • George K
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Abstract

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 religionDemonstrates the impact of Islam, ethnicity, nationalism, and globalization on the work and life of an internationally recognized postcolonial artistWeaves together visual and narrative materials to tell an engrossing story of a cosmopolitan Muslim artistLooks at contemporary Islamic art and the way it has been produced in the world's largest Muslim nation, Indonesia

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  • Kenneth M. George

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