Islamic Arts are in the spotlight!
This week, Islamic Arts are in the spotlight! Take a journey in the vast Islamic world, from India to Spain! Do these arts only have religious subjects? How is a perfect mosque built? Why did the Taj Mahal ruin an emperor? All the answers, and more, in our playlist of the week.

Explore details and the broader context of a page from “Folio from a Haft Awrang (Seven Thrones)”, by Jami.

Content produced by : Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art

Credits : Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

On the agenda
video - 3:19
Gardens in Iranian Art
By: Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art
video - 1:00
The Night Journey of prophet Muhammad
By: Art Explora
video - 5:06
The complex geometry of Islamic design
By: Ted Ed
video - 8:00
Córdoba Cathedral Explained
By: Amor Sciendi
video - 5:15
Islamic Arts in Egypt : script and lustreware
By: British Museum
video - 1:00
The Taj Mahal mausoleum in India
By: Art Explora
video - 1:00
The Griffin of Pisa in Italy
By: Art Explora
video - 3:48
Early Capitals of Islamic Culture
By: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin