Islam and islamic art
Question 1: The prohibition against images. According to Islamic tradition, painters of living beings will be called before God on judgment day.
Question 2:Writing is a significant decoration for objects and buildings. Books are also a major art form. Geometry and patterns are important. People do not appears in specifically religion art.
Question 3: The luxury Islamic arts as a weavers employed silk and wool to fashion textiles featuring both abstract and pictorial motifs.Because wood is scarce in most of the Islamic world.
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Benaki Museum of Islamic Art
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