Jane Jakeman:

Art history and exhibition reviews and articles


  • Review of O. Grabar, The Mediation of Ornament: The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, 1989 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992). In: Ars Orientalis 24 (1994).
  • "Charting colour". In: Oxford Magazine Second Week, Hilary Term, 1994.
  • "Stitches in time". Exhibition Embroideries from Islamic Journeys, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford. In: Oxford Magazine Michaelmas Term, 1995.
  • "Seen and not heard". Exhibition Louise Bourgeois: Sculpture; The Prints of Louise Bourgeois, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford. In: Oxford Magazine No. 124 (1995).
  • "Happy Hour with Genghis". Exhibition Legacy of the Mongols, Ashmolean Museum, Department of Eastern Art. In: Oxford Magazine No. 124 (1995).
  • "Art-market orientalism". In: New Statesman April 21, 1995.
  • "Nutshells". The Artist and the Moon. At the Museum of the History of Science to 28 January. Mortars made by the Neale family of bronze founders. At the Ashmolean Museum to 1 March. In: Oxford Magazine Second Week, Hilary Term, 1996.
  • "Material difference". Exhibition Carl André, Sculptor, 1996. Museum of Modern Art, Oxford. In: Oxford Magazine Eighth Week, Trinity Term, 1996. 
  • "David Elliott at MOMA". In: Oxford Magazine Eighth Week, Michaelmas Term, 1996.
  • "Islamic light and lustre". In: The Times Higher Education Supplement December 6, 1996.
  • "Rudolph II in Prague". In: Oxford Magazine Eighth Week, Trinity Term, 1997.
  • "Sizzling colours". Review of Sheila R. Canby, Princes, Poets and Paladins: Islamic and Indian Paintings from the Collection of Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan (British Museum Press). In: The Times Higher Education Supplement April 3, 1998.
  • "Power dressing". Review of T. A. Allsen, Commodity and Exchange in the Mongol Empire (Cambridge University Press). In: Times Higher Education Supplement September 18, 1998.
  • "From Paradise to Half a Life". In: Oxford Magazine Sixth Week, Hilary Term, 1998.
  • "The Power of the Collector". In: Oxford Magazine Hilary Term. 1998.
  • "Mummies Past and Present: The Roxie Walker Galleries at the British Museum". In: Oxford Magazine Eighth Week, Trinity Term, 1999.
  • "Leafing through pictures of Persia". Review of B. W. Robinson, Persian Paintings in the Collection of the Royal Asiatic Society (Royal Asiatic Society). In: The Independent July 9, 1999.
  • "Propaganda value". Exhibition Royal Persian Paintings: the Qajar epoch, 1782-1925. Brunei Gallery, London. Accompanying book by Layla S. Diba and M. Ekhtiar (eds.). J. Raby, Qajar Portraits (Azimuth Editions and the Iran Heritage Foundation). In: New Statesman Aug. 16, 1999.
  • "Been here, got the T-shirt". In: Oxford Today c. 1999.
  • "Syntax of the divine spirit". Exhibition Heaven on Earth. Art from Islamic Lands. Hermitage Rooms, Somerset House. M. B. Piotrovsky and J. M. Rogers (eds.), Heaven on Earth. Art from Islamic Lands. Works from the State Hermitage Museum and the Khalili Collection (Prestel). In: TLS April 16, 2004.
  • "Enlightenment on a shoestring". Exhibition Pilgrimage. The sacred journey. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. R. Barnes and C. Branfoot (eds.), Pilgrimage. The sacred journey (Ashmolean Museum). In: TLS March 24, 2006.
  • "Writing on the museum wall. Arabic calligraphy's renewed engagement with the West". Exhibition Word into Art. Artists of the modern Middle East. British Museum. V. Porter, Word into Art. Artists of the modern Middle East (British Museum Press). In: TLS June 16, 2006.
  • "Hosay from Iraq". D. Behrens-Abouseif and S. Vernoit (eds.), Islamic art in the nineteenth century. Tradition, innovation and eclecticism (Leiden: Brill). In: TLS Feb. 9, 2007.
  • "Madder music". Review of R. Chenciner, Madder Red. A history of luxury and trade (Curzon). In: TLS April 6, 2007.
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