A.7.i. Grabar's theory "in a nutshell":


From his article: “Imperial and Urban Art in Islam: The Subject Matter of Fatimid Art”, Colloque International sur l‘Histoire du Caire (Cairo, 1969) 173-189


i) iconographic & stylistic concerns (the ‘spatial tendency’) were not unique to ceramics;
ii) there was a change in the social setting of objects and their use


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