Picturing Islam: Art and Ethics in a Muslim Lifeworld
January 2010, ©2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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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