Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Book — xviii, 164 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.
List of Illustrations viii Preface xi Acknowledgments xiii Note on Qur'anic Verse xvii Guide to Indonesian Spelling and Pronunciation xviii Introduction: Picturing Islam
1 Becoming a Muslim Citizen and Artist
2 Revelations and Compulsions
3 Diptych - Making Art Islamic and Making Islamic Art Indonesian
Part 1: Making Art Islamic
Part 2: Making Islamic Art Indonesian
4 Spiritual Notes in the Social World
5 Anguish, Betrayal, Uncertainty, and Faith
107 Conclusion: A Retrospective
132 Afterword: Choosing a Frame
148 Index 155.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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. (source: Nielsen Book Data)