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By Gaston Migeon,Henri Saladin

Islamic paintings isn't the paintings of a state or of a humans, yet that of a faith: Islam. Spreading from the Arabian Peninsula, the proselyte believers conquered, in a number of centuries, a territory spreading from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. Multicultural and multi-ethnical, this polymorphic and hugely non secular artwork, during which all illustration of guy and God have been prohibited, built canons and numerous causes of significant ornamental price. Thorough and artistic, those artists expressed their ideals by way of developing huge masterpieces similar to the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, the Taj Mahal in Agra and the Alhambra in Granada, architectural works within which one recognises the stylisation of explanations of the Muslim ceramics. energetic and colored, Islamic artwork mirrors the richness of those humans whose universal denominator used to be the idea in a single singular fact: absolutely the necessity of making works whose attractiveness equaled their admire for God.

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