islamic art n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Islamic Art PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Islamic Art

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 24

Islamic Art - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 204 Views
  • Uploaded on

Islamic Art. The spread of influence around the world. Islam has 1500 years of Art and Culture. Islam forbids the creation of images of Muhammad in order to prevent his followers worshipping idols. There are no pictures of people or animals in mosques. Islamic art is made up of….

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Islamic Art' - ivana


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
islamic art

Islamic Art

The spread of influence around the world

slide2
Islam has 1500 years of Art and Culture.
  • Islam forbids the creation of images of Muhammad in order to prevent his followers worshipping idols. There are no pictures of people or animals in mosques.
islamic art is made up of
Islamic art is made up of…
  • Geometric Pattern
  • Calligraphy (beautiful and ornate writing)
  • Ceramic work and mosaics
  • Weaving and textiles
geometric patterns
Geometric Patterns
  • A geometric pattern is one that is made up of regular lines and repeated shapes. Shapes can be reflected or rotated to create a pattern.
  • Islamic artists often have a small deliberate mistake in their patterns to show that they are not perfect like Allah.
  • Patterns and lines are unending – which represents the infinite nature of Allah
the circle
The Circle
  • Is an important shape in Islamic religion and Islamic geometric design. It symbolizes wholeness, unity and perfection.
the triangle
The Triangle
  • The Islamic symbol of consciousness. The points symbolize the knower, the act of knowing and the known.
the square
The Square
  • The square symbolizes the four elements earth, air, fire and wind.
star patterns
Star Patterns
  • 8 pointed star is most common
  • It is made of two squares that are rotated
  • Since squares are considered the perfect geometric shape, the 8 pointed star represents perfection
the hexagon
The Hexagon
  • Close in shape to a circle and is associated with the perfection of a circle.
  • It is the symbol of heaven
influences of islamic architecture around the world
Influences of Islamic Architecture Around the World
  • Taj Mahal, India
  • Alhambra Palace, Granada, Spain
  • Great Mosque of Cordoba, Spain
islamic geometry
Islamic Geometry
  • Islamic scholars studied and built on the mathematical ideas of the ancient Greeks
  • •Islamic mathematical and astrological ideas spread to Europe via the Moorish occupation of Spain.
  • Islamic ideas about geometry and mathematics have been very influential on European scholars over many years.
islamic influences spread by
Islamic influences spread by
  • Active trade in the Mediterranean
  • Islamic tradesmen arrived in Venice, Italy in 1300s. Italians copies Islamic design onto their own glasswork
  • Migrating craftsmen spread Islamic design from the Middle East to North Africa, India, southern Italy, and Spain.
  • Textiles were easy to fold and carry and helped spread the influence of Islamic design
islamic influences in modern times
Islamic Influences in Modern Times
  • The repeating patterns and lines of Islamic art continued to influence European artists in the 19th and 20th centuries