Hirmer Verlag GmbH
Hirmer Publishers - Art books which set standards. Founded by Professor Dr. Max Hirmer in 1948, it has been determined to maintain the highest quality. Today, with its headquarters in Munich, it ranks among the most prestigious publishers of art books.
The subjects of Hirmer books span a wide range of areas from painting, photography, architecture, design, sculpture, and drawings to fashion, and cultural history, and include series of academic publications as well as extensive catalogues raisonnés. In recent years, Hirmer Publishers has increasingly turned its focus to contemporary art without neglecting its traditional roots.
Furthermore Hirmer´s much-praised exhibition catalogues form a unique constant. Here it maintains its reputation as a competent partner of museums, art galleries and universities.
Through its cooperation with Thames & Hudson and the University of Chicago Press, Hirmer has a worldwide sales network at its disposal for its large programme of English books. Moreover, Hirmer Publishers edits author’s books.
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Publishing House: Art Books; Books on architectute, photography, design, cultural history, exhibition catalogues.
Hijrah In the Footsteps of the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم)
In the Footsteps of the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم)
With the help of scholars, historians and artists, and through a range of diverse media, this book sets out to follow in the footsteps of Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) retracing his movements during the famous Hijrah ‘migration’, from Makkah to the oasis town of Yathrib, soon to become Madinat an-Nabi, the “City of the Prophet”.
Europe and Islamic Art from 1851 to Today
The art and architecture of the Islamic world strongly influenced the development of Western modernism. Some 200 works from the mid-19th century to the present day illustrate this fascinating cultural exchange. Beguiling examples of fine and decorative art reflect the diversity of this lively transfer.
The Art of Orientation
An Exploration of the Mosque Through Objects
"The Art of Orientation" explores the mosque through 125 artefacts from across the Islamic world. It employs an original and contemporary approach by incorporating essays by leading Arab and international authors, which provide a fresh interpretation of the cultural history behind the shown objects by interweaving concepts, histories and ideas.