The Aga Khan Program at Harvard University publishes scholarly works on the history of Islamic art and architecture. Established in 1983, Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World is devoted primarily to the history of Islamic art and architecture. Muqarnas, is a lively forum for discussion among scholars and students in the West and in the Islamic world. Subjects to be covered in its pages will include the whole sweep of Islamic art and architectural history up to present time, with attention devoted as well to aspects of Islamic culture, history, and learning. This is the inaugural issue.
Grabar, Oleg, editor. Muqarnas Volume I: An Annual on Islamic Art and Architecture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983.