DQ# 1 Week 4 HUM 205

DQ# 1 Week 4 HUM 205 - shapes of the domes and all the...

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DQ# 1 Week 4 The Islamic civilization did away with sculptures because of religious beliefs. Give two examples of acceptable art forms according to Islamic tenets. Art is just that art, it is to look at and enjoy, no matter your religious beliefs. Sculptures are not to offend anyone’s religion, well in most cases that’s not what they are meant to do. They may be a few sculptures out there with the propose of just that. One acceptable art form is Sinan, Mosque of Sultan Sulayman (pp 165). I just love the round
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Unformatted text preview: shapes of the domes and all the shades of gray. The color is simple but beautiful. I also like the little hint of gold on some of the dome tops. Another acceptable art form is Court of the Lions, Alhambra Palace, Granadal, (pp 167). It’s a very nice piece; the only thing is that technically to me the lions are a sculpture or statue....
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