Islamic VS. Christian Art
In Islamic religious art, unlike this Christian art image, imagery or representation of any living thing is prohibited.
In Islamic religious art, calligraphy, floral patters, and abstract patterns are used.
In secular Islamic art, living beings such as animals and humans, are allowed.
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Benaki Museum of Islamic Art
The Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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