Monday, November 25, 2013

Master's Philosophy and Islamic Grid on Tiles

The abstract art of Islam represents the sophisticated development of a non-naturalistic tradition, since the portrayal of human and animal forms has always been discouraged on religious grounds, so as to avoid idolatry. Hence, among the world's great artistic traditions, islamic art has maintained its singular integrity and inner content with the least diversion from its aim: the affirmation of unity as expressed in diversity.

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