Thus, Islamic civilization is based on unity, which stands completely against any racial or ethnic discrimination. Such major racial and ethnic groups as Arabs, Persians, Turks, Africans, Indians, Chinese and Malays in addition to numerous smaller units embraced Islam and contributed to the building of Islamic civilization. Mosques can nowadays be found all over the world and we saw during the visit at the museum different types of mosques in different countries. Since praying five times a day is one of the pillars to Islam, many Muslims constantly go to the mosque and especially for the Friday prayer. That is why it is necessary in all Muslim countries to have many mosques close to where people live so that they can accomplish their prayers there and listen to the Imam, who is the worship leader of a mosque and Muslim community.
The taxonomy approach that follows the chronology of the objects is within the field of Islamic art frequently connected with dynasties. Following academic research, museums with Islamic art collections adopted this system of classification based on the ruling houses (Weber, 2012b, p. 303). This can be seen as another example of the museums adopting the academic world of Islamic art. As an example, the catalogue accompanying the new 1971 opening of the Museum für Islamische Kunst in West Berlin had its chapters according to dynasty, with one initial chapter about religious art which is more thematic or societal based (Brisch, 1971). Positive aspects of this taxonomy are the context it can provide and the way it is framed by time and space.
Islamic arts was created nearby the 615 the 7th century. In the 7th century it was considered religious art and even today it is.Some people today day see Islamic art as decoration , religious art , or just even art.To all this theirs no correct answer because everyone thinks different. However personally I think is a religious thing that has a lot of respect. Islamic art has been innovating to architectures they use them in buildings / walls. For example .
As Islam is one of the most widely spread religions, it has taken its fine culture and art to places such as Europe and Africa and have played a great role in influencing their culture. The Sheikh Zayed Mosque Abu Dhabi is one such mosque which is open to non-Muslim faith as well, and many people have described it as a wonder piece for its architecture alone. Each Mosque around the world carries its own charm and elegance, although the Muslims only would be able to tell you more about the stunning and breath-taking interiors. We have listed some of the beautiful Islamic architecture below that will make you awe at the very sight of this beautiful masterpieces. 1.
Around the 9th-12th centuries CE is the Islamic Science Golden Age. Now many people are saying that the golden age of science in Islam is slowly fading away and will soon be forgotten. So now people are trying to preserve and help people remember that some ancient Islamic scholars made this. Now this video did show us how math is made up of Islamic traditions, patterns, artwork and much more.That’s what’s so cool about this whole topic. Around the 9th-12th centuries CE is the Islamic Science Golden Age.
Artistry and literary fields had incredible artistic and literary geniuses came to be during this time, and the most beautiful new designs and works came to life. According to Muslim Girl’s article Art and Literature During the Golden Age many decorative and creative works were established. Islamic art came in many different forms such as ceramics, glass, metalworks, illuminated manuscripts, and woodwork. Abstract art also played a role in the development of this civilization, not only in art but in many architectural buildings like mosques. An example is the Great Mosque at Cordoba, it is known for its beautiful interior arches and its open and breezy interior space in red, blue, and gold.
Arabesque in Islamic Art FDN 132 Layla Hussain (2174) Archana Raj (2200) Section 1 22nd February, 2015 INTRODUCTION Visual arts produced from the 7th century by people who lived in regions that was inhabited by the Islamic population is known as Islamic Art. Islamic art covers many domains for over 1,400 years. It does not belong to a specific religion, place, time or a single medium like painting. Thus, creating the difficulty to give a specific definition for the term. ARABESQUE Elements such as geometrical floral or vegetal designs keep repeating in Islamic art.
In addition to the influence of local topography and morphological features of pre-existing towns, the Islamic city reflected the general socio-cultural, political, and economic structures of the newly created society. In general this involved the following features. 2.3.1 Natural Laws The first principle that defined much of the character of the Islamic city is the adaptation of the built form and plan of the city to natural circumstances expressed through weather conditions and topography. These were expressed in the adoption of concepts such as courtyard, terrace, narrow covered streets and gardens. Such elements were designed for coping with hot weather conditions dominating the environment in most of the regions of the Islamic world.
We can gain a better understanding of everyday living in the late Islamic period. We should not underestimate the taste and highly distinguish architecture skills among the population at that time. The craftsmen used the same material in east part of the Islamic culture such as ceramic and porcelain. They also used designs similar to those in the east part of Islamic culture. This building is mainly represents the art of 8th century.