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- Art History
- IU Bloomington
Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, 2010
M.Sc., Res., University of Edinburgh, 2006
M.A., Fine Art, University of Edinburgh/Edinburgh College of Art, 2002
medieval Islamic art and architecture; nineteenth-century art and craft in the Islamic world; plastic arts, materiality and histories of making; orientalism, historiography and the master-narrative(s) of Islamic art
Arts of Allusion: Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018). Winner of the International Center of Medieval Art Annual Book Prize, 2019.
Margaret Graves and Moya Carey (eds.), Journal of Art Historiography, 6: Islamic Art historiography, guest-edited special issue, June 2012.
Margaret S. Graves (ed.), Islamic Art, Architecture and Material Culture: New Perspectives (Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, International Series 2436, 2012).
Margaret S. Graves (ed. and catalogue entries) and Benoît Junod (ed.), Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum: Arts of Islamic Architecture. Exhibition catalogue (Geneva: Aga Khan Trust for Culture, 2011).
Recent Journal Articles and Book Chapters
"Casting Shadows", in Sheila Canby, Deniz Beyazit and Martina Rugiadi, eds, The Seljuqs and Their Successors: Art, Culture and History (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2020), 199–214.
"The Lamp of Paradox," Word & Image 34:3 (2018), 237–250.
"Say Something Nice: Supplications on Medieval Objects, and Why They Matter," in Sabine Schmidtke, ed., Studying the Near and Middle East at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1935-2018 (Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2018), 322–330.
"Fracture, Facture, and the Collecting of Islamic Art," in Daniel Becker, Annalisa Fischer, and Yola Schmitz, eds, Faking, Forging, Counterfeiting: Discredited Practices at the Margins of Mimesis (Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, 2018), 91–110.
"The Monumental Miniature: Liquid Architecture in the Kilgas of Cairo," Art History 38:2 (2015), pp. 304–323. Reprinted in Joan Kee and Emanuele Lugli, eds., To Scale (London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016), 62–81.
"Kashan Ware", Encyclopaedia Iranica, ed. Ehsan Yarshater (New York: Columbia University, 2014).
"Islam and Visual Art", in Frank Burch Brown (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014), 310–320; also published online in Oxford Handbooks Online.
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