Islamic Art

Assignment 13 by Rana

The Creation of the World and the Expulsion from Paradise, Giovanni di Paolo (Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia), 1445, From the collection of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Christians would show images of God or Jesus in their artwork, while for Muslims it is prohibited to show God or any of the prophets. This piece of artwork shows a depiction of God.
Lobed Iznik Tile, Unknown, Turkey, 1571, 1565, From the collection of: The Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar
Muslims would use Arabic calligraphy in their artwork.
Fragmentary Koran, Unknown, 9th century, From the collection of: The J. Paul Getty Museum
Secular Islamic art would use human and animal forms in their artwork, while more religious Islamic pieces of art would use writing from the Quran.
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