This crystal vase is only about 10 cm. (app. 4 inch.) tall. It is displayed by the entrance to the collection of Islamic miniature art – my favorite part of the whole collection- so it took me several visits to notice it. 78 more words
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Islamic art is known for its focus on the complex repetition of geometrical patterns, driven by an emphasis on mathematical symmetry.
Muslim artists of past and present have used these designs to symbolize the transcendent, indivisible and infinite nature of Allah (God). 130 more words
The art world is a diverse world full of expectations, surprises, collaborations and ingenuity as well as a heady mix between ancient and modern. There are no limits when it comes to producing pieces of expressionism that define what the artist is trying to portray. 158 more words