The Islamic world

Assignment 13

Islamic art prohibits the depiction of human figures in religious art, while Christian art primarily depicts human figures to emphasize the importance of that figure.
Islamic religious art often consisted of geometric patterns, which have arisen from the Islamic view of the world. These images symbolize the infinite and spirituality without portraying figures.
Secular, or non-religious art, allowed the depiction of human figures, while religious art relied primarily on the use of geometric shapes to show spirituality.
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