The human form may not be shown in Islamic religious work, but may in secular Islamic art such as this piece.
Calligraphy is a major in Islamic art. Writing has a lot of importance in Islam. It is a significant decoration for artwork as well as buildings and more. Geometry and patterns are also very important
In this Christian art you can see the human form which would not have been portrayed in Islamic art because they are not allowed to depict the human form.
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The Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar
Benaki Museum of Islamic Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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