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Islamic Art. Basic Principles. What is Islamic Art?. Art that is influenced by Islam is found in many places in the world. The influence may be cultural, or The influence may be religious. 4 MAIN STYLES:. Geometric Calligraphic Organic/figural Medallions.

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IslamicArt

Basic Principles


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What isIslamic Art?


Art that is influenced by islam is found in many places in the world l.jpg
Art that is influenced by Islam is found in many places in the world.

  • The influence may be cultural, or

  • The influence may be religious


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4 MAIN STYLES: the world.

Geometric

Calligraphic

Organic/figural

Medallions




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The the world.Calligraphic style uses Arabic script as the focal point of a design.



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Organic the world. and figural works are easily identified by their curving lines.


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You will also see the world.human and animal figures, as well as flowers and vines.


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The swirling leaves and flowers on this peacock plate from Turkey almost hide the dainty blue bird in the center of the plate.

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The Turkey Medallion styleusually has a central image that is more important than other elements of the design.



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Let’s Review! from Iran.Can you identify this style?



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…and this one? from Iran.


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Last chance! from Iran.



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This is the from Iran.GEOMETRIC STYLE!


Can you see the bird this is an example of the organic figural style look at the graceful curves l.jpg
Can you see the bird? from Iran.This is an example of the organic/figural style. Look at thegraceful curves!


This is a box in the medallion style it was carved from ivory l.jpg
This is a box in the from Iran.medallion style. It was carved from ivory.


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This science dish was designed in the from Iran.calligraphic style. It says,“Science, its taste is bitter at the beginning but, at the end, sweeter than honey. Blessing.”


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That’s the end of the show! from Iran.Do you think you are ready to test your skill?


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