Alexander Kronemer

Islamic art: massive or intimate

OK, our expectations for Friday-night TV may be fairly low. Still, PBS keeps offering exceptions A prime example, July 6, an elegant look at Islamic art. Here's the story I sent to papers:


Spanning centuries and continents, the
phrase “Islamic art” brings immense range.

It goes from the supersized splendor of
the Taj Mahal to the delicate lettering of Mohamed Zakariya. And now
Zakariya is the starting point for a sweeping PBS special.