Islam and the Humanities

Conference 2019

Margaret Graves

Indiana University

Margaret S. Graves is Associate Professor of Islamic art and architecture at Indiana University. She received her PhD from the University of Edinburgh in 2010. She is a specialist in the plastic arts and has published articles, books and exhibition catalogues on medieval and nineteenth-century artistic production of the Islamic world, including her recent monograph Arts of Allusion: Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam (Oxford University Press, 2018). Current projects include an article on medieval perceptions of the image as process and performance, and a book about the effects of the art market on the collected canon of Islamic ceramics.

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