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  • Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World - PBS Arts

ISLAMIC ART: MIRROR OF THE INVISIBLE WORLD | PBS Arts Summer Festival | PBS

Duration: 00:31
Program: Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World - PBS Arts
Broadcast Date: Jul. 5, 2012

Learn more at www.pbs.org Marvel at the ingenuity of the Taj Mahal, the beauty of Arabic calligraphy and the community preservation of the Great Mosque of Djenne in ISLAMIC ART: MIRROR OF THE INVISIBLE WORLD. Travel to nine countries and across 1400 years of cultural history to explore the astonishing artistic and architectural riches of Islam. From the extraordinary array of metalwork, textiles, paintings and architecture that illuminate the culture, filmmaker Rob Gardner sheds light on the shared histories of western and Islamic societies, revealing more continuity than division. Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon narrates. ISLAMIC ART premieres on PBS Friday, July 6, 2012 at 9pm and is part of the PBS ARTS SUMMER FESTIVAL.

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Post Date: July 5, 2012