Publications

Forthcoming
Roxburgh, David, and Renata Holod. Medieval Iranian Architecture Through the Eyes of Myron Bement Smith. Forthcoming. Print.
Roxburgh, David. Pilgrimage Art and Architecture in the Islamic Lands. Forthcoming. Print.
Roxburgh, David, and Mary McWilliams. Qajar Art in an Era of New Technologies and Audiences. Forthcoming. Print.
Roxburgh, David. Word and Image in the Arabic Book. Forthcoming. Print.
2014
Roxburgh, David. “Troubles with Perspective: Case Studies in Picture-Making from Qajar Iran”. Art History in the Wake of the Global Turn. Ed. Jill H. Casid & Aruna D'Souza. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 107-125. Print. troubles_with_perspective.pdf
2013
Roxburgh, David. “In Pursuit of Shadows:al-Hariri’s Maqāmāt”. Muqarnas 30 (2013): , 30, 171–212. Print. muq_30_roxburgh.pdf
'Open Sesame!'David J. Roxburgh on the Musee du Louvre's Galleries of Islamic Art”. Art Forum 51.5 (2013): , 51, 5, 61-64. Print. artforum_jan_2013.pdf
2012
Roxburgh, David. “Kitaba dair yeni kesifler”. Mecmua: Osmanli edebiyatinin kirkambari. Ed. Hatice Aynur. Istanbul: Turkuaz, 2012. 453-92. Print. roxburgh_-_kitaba_dair_yeni_kesifler_-_isbn_9786058890961.pdf
2011
"Foreign Exchange" David J. Roxburgh on "Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts,"”. Art Forum 49.9 (2011): , 49, 9, 145-46. Print. gifts_of_the_sultan.pdf
Roxburgh, David. “Visualizing the Sites and Monuments of Islamic Pilgrimage”. Architecture in Islamic Arts: Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum. Ed. Margaret S. Graves. Geneva: Aga Khan Trust for Culture, 2011. 33-41. Print. roxburgh_visualizing.pdf
2010
Roxburgh, David. “After Munich: Reflections on Recent Exhibitions”. Changing Views: The 1910 Exhibition “Meisterwerke muhammedanischer Kunst” Reconsidered. Ed. Avinoam Shalem & Andrea Lermer. Leiden: Brill, 2010. 359–86. Print. roxburgh_after_munich_0022.pdf
2009
Roxburgh, David. “Concepts of the Portrait in the Islamic Lands, ca. 1300–1600”. Dialogues in Art History, from Mesopotamian to Modern: Readings for a New Century, Studies in the History of Art. Ed. Elizabeth Cropper. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009. 118–37. Print. roxburgh_concepts_of_portrait.pdf
Roxburgh, David. “Jong ii. Illustrations of Persian Jongs”. Encyclopaedia Iranica. Ed. Ehsan Yasrshater. New York: Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation, 2009. 11-14. Print. jong_ii.pdf
Roxburgh, David. “Los Libros Árabes y el Scriptorium de Alfonso X”. Alfonso X El Sabio. Ed. Isidro G. Bango Torviso. Murcia: A. G. Novograf, 2009. 258–65. Print. roxburgh_david_j._-_los_libros_arabes_y_el_scriptorium_de_alfonso_x.pdf
Roxburgh, David. “Ruy González de Clavijo’s Narrative of Courtly Life and Ceremony in Timur’s Samarqand, 1404”. The ‘Book’ of Travels: Genre, Ethnology, and Pilgrimage, 1250–1700. Ed. Palmira Brummet. Leiden: Brill, 2009. 113–58. Print. roxburgh_ruy_gonzalez_de_clavijo.pdf
2008
"The Eye is Favored for Seeing the Writing's Form": On the Sensual and the Sensuous in Islamic Calligraphy”. Muqarnas, Vol. 25, Frontiers of Islamic Art and Architecture: Essays in Celebration of Oleg Grabar's Eightieth Birthday. Brill, 2008. 275-98. Print. eye_is_favored.pdf
2007
Traces of the Calligrapher: Islamic Calligraphy in Practice, c. 1600–1900
Roxburgh, David, and Mary McWilliams. Traces of the Calligrapher: Islamic Calligraphy in Practice, c. 1600–1900. Houston: MFAH, 2007. Print.Abstract

exhibition catalog 

Writing the Word of God: Calligraphy and the Qur’an
Roxburgh, David. Writing the Word of God: Calligraphy and the Qur’an. Houston: MFAH, 2007. Print.
2005
The Persian Album, 1400–1600: From Dispersal to Collection
Roxburgh, David. The Persian Album, 1400–1600: From Dispersal to Collection. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. Print.
2003
Roxburgh, David. “Micrographia: Toward a Visual Logic of Persianate Painting”. RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics 43 (2003): , 43, 12-30. Print. micrographia.pdf

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