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Chapter 7 Lecture Slides 1 1 GPH 205 Historical Foundations of Visual Technology Chapter 7 Jim Janossy [email protected] The Story of Art (Gombrich): Chapter 7 - Islam, China, 200-1300 CE Welcome… Jim Janossy [email protected] Muhammed & the Koran 620 CE It is impossible to “picture” God God is worshipped without intercessors: no saints or priests Art is not needed to tell religious stories Decoration consists of geometric patterns or Arabic script Islam… Jim Janossy [email protected] Let’s look at the Middle East . . .
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Chapter 7 Lecture Slides 2 4 Pilgrims in Mecca at the Kaaba Chebel (p.55) Jim Janossy [email protected] Islamic palace Alhambra, Granada, Spain 1377 CE Figure 90 (p.144) Jim Janossy [email protected] Jim Janossy [email protected]
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