islamic art

A collection of 3 posts

Sep 29, 2021

Islamic calligraphy

Islamic calligraphy

Islamic calligraphy can be defined as the artistic practice of writing in the Arabic alphabet's languages (Arabic, Persian, Ottoman, Urdu). It is considered to be the essential element of Islamic art. Calligraphy can

Sep 26, 2021

Islamic geometric patterns

Islamic geometric patterns

As seen in the first post (introduction to Islamic art), geometric patterns are one of the three non-figural elements of Islamic art, including calligraphy and floral designs. Geometric patterns are prominently connected with

Sep 22, 2021

Introduction to Islamic art

Introduction to Islamic art

Islamic art encompasses the visual art created by Muslims and non-Muslims who lived in Muslim countries. This art has gone through numerous style iterations in different countries from the 7th century onward. Thus,