Henry S. Kim is the Director of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto.
Aga Khan Museum Guide
A comprehensive guide to Torontoâ€™s Aga Khan Museum that showcases its building, park, and collection of Islamic works of art.
The Aga Khan Museum Guide introduces this new Toronto museumâ€™s vision, building, park, and Islamic works of art in an accessible form to the visitor and general public. It provides an overview of the historical, intellectual, and artistic wealth of the Museumâ€™s exquisite collection, which includes extraordinary Qurâ€™ans, ceramics, metalwork, scientific and musical instruments, luxury items, painted and illuminated manuscripts, and architectural fragments ranging from the 9th to 19th centuries.
Illustrated with more than 100 full-colour photographs and details of some of the institutionâ€™s most important artifacts and manuscripts, the Guide celebrates the Museumâ€™s unique building, designed by renowned Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki, and showcases its splendid park, created by Lebanese-Serbian landscape architect Vladimir Djurovic.
Ruba Kana'an is the Head of Education and Scholarly Programs at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto.
Philip Jodidio has published numerous books on architecture and lives in Grimentz, Switzerland.
D. Fairchild Ruggles is Professor of Landscape History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is the author of Islamic Gardens and Landscapes.