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A Brief Introduction to Islamic Art Stephennie Mulder
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Khusraw Observes Shirin Bathing Persia, 1431 Manuscript illustration from the Khamsa by Nizami Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Two Lovers  A.H. 1039/ 1629-30 Riza `Abbasi Attributed to Iran Tempera and gold on paper
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ESSENTIALS OF ISLAMIC ART 1. It is a descendant of the visual traditions of Ancient and Late Antique (Roman, Byzantine, and Sasanian) art, but it is not ONLY Late Antique art. Takes these traditions and recombines and re-imagines them in wholly new ways. Jerusalem, Dome of the Rock A.D. 691
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ESSENTIALS OF ISLAMIC ART 1. It is a descendent of the visual traditions of Ancient and Late Antique (including Sasanian) art. 1. The mosque is a monumentalization of various house forms, and its organization reflects its practical and essentially egalitarian architectural essence. Great Mosque of Kairouan, Tunesia 836-75
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Prophet Muhammad’s house in Medina (Arabia) A.D. 632 The First Mosque
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ESSENTIALS OF ISLAMIC ART 1. It is a descendent of the visual traditions of Ancient and Late Antique (including Sasanian) art. 1. The mosque is a monumentalization of various house forms, and its organization reflects its practical and essentially egalitarian architectural essence. 1. Abstraction is a key value. Islamic art seeks not to replicate nature, but to portray the meaning and essence of things, rather than just their physical form.
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