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Doris Duke's Shangri La : a house in paradise : architecture, landscape and Islamic art
edited by Thomas Mellins and Donald Albrecht ; foreword by Deborah Pope ; essays by Linda Komaroff ... [et al.] ; organized by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art ; principal photography by Tim Street-Porter.
Design Library Call Number
  Stacks NA7511.4 .H66 D67 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Titles
  • Architecture, landscape and Islamic art
  • House in paradise
  • Shangri La
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9780847838950
  • ISBN: 0847838951
  • OCLC Number: 783166340
  • Catalog of a traveling exhibition held at seven U.S. locations, Sept. 7, 2012-July 5, 2015.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents

Shangri La / Tim Street-Porter -- Doris Duke and the Islamic art collecting tradition / Linda Komaroff -- Commissioning on the move: the Cromwells' travels and patronage of "living traditions" in India, Morocco and Iran / Keelan Overton -- Collecting for design: Islamic art at Doris Duke's Shangri La / Sharon Littlefield Tomlinson -- Islamic art: selected objects from Shangri La -- Inventive synthesis: the architecture and design of Shangri La / Thomas Mellins and Donald Albrecht -- Contemporary artists respond to Shangri La.