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Islamic Art by Zoë Reinstein

Islamic Art by Zoë Reinstein

Islamic art has impacted art around the world for centuries. The importance that it has in, and the information it can tell us about Islamic culture are also very significant. The two most important Islamic art forms are calligraphy and painting. The rise of these two art forms and their remaining cultural importance say a(…)

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Islamic Art: Many Forms, One Medium – James Fleming

Islamic Art: Many Forms, One Medium – James Fleming

The first piece that attracted my attention was the traditional book on teaching the faith. I thought it was peculiar because although it is a book of formal instruction, there is a great amount of creativity taken in the slanted presentation of the text, where the writing assumes certain shapes and is even sideways or(…)

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