Islamic religious art prohibits the use of the human figure and sculpture. Christian art does not have this restriction.
Islamic art uses calligraphy and geometric designs for decoration and religious significance.
Images of anonymous people are allowed in secular Islamic art.
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The Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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