The Museum of Islamic Art in Doha takes you on an unforgettable journey through the art and history of the Islamic world. This compact volume captures the experience in 15 chapters, 170 images, and a story spanning 1,400 years and three continents, from the Middle East to Spain, India, China, and Southeast Asia. Featuring the most remarkable works on display, including manuscripts, metalwork, glassware, ceramics, and textiles, The Guide showcases masterpieces of the collection while also exploring the stories behind their production.
Published to coincide with the relaunch of the museum’s galleries, The Guide is an indispensable companion not only to the outstanding collection but also to the remarkable history of the Islamic world.
Julia Gonnella is the director of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar.