Islamic Prohibition of Art
Islamic Religious art has prohibited the use of images to depict their God in mosaics and portraits. The Christian believers do portray God as they believe he looked.
Much of the Islamic Art uses royal carpets and vegetal designs to decorate; floral and calligraphy the types of vegetal decoration. This royal carpet incorporates floral and a geometricized pattern.
In secular and luxury Islamic art, images of humans and animals were allowed to be portrayed for the use of historical knowledge about a subject.
Credits: All media
This user gallery has been created by an independent third party and may not always represent the views of the institutions, listed below, who have supplied the content.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar
Translate with Google