Visione Artistica: The arabesque

 Making a college work, I got fascinated by a fundamental element in Islamic art, the arabesque. This is a union of geometric form with  stylized representations of plants and with Arabic inscriptions without any human or animal figure, once in the Muslim religion is prohibited representation of this character.

According to the Muslim religion, the pattern would extend beyond the material life , to infinity. But they always put a defect in arabesques because they believed that nothing human can be perfect.

The arabesques are used on all surfaces: walls, columns, muxarabis, arches, floors, tiles, vases, windows and doors. It can be seen up to a certain reference to arabesque on the geometric drawings in burkas. Thus, we conclude that humans can produce art even in a society full of extremism and restrictions. 


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