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Synopsis:

Islamic art has long been misunderstood in the West as no more than decoration. This study explains how the geometrical patterns of Islamic art reveal intrinsic cosmological laws. The primary function of the patterns is to lead the mind from the literal world towards the underlying reality.

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ISBN:
9780500270714
Subtitle:
(an analytical and cosmological approach )
Author:
Critchlow, Keith
Publisher:
Thames and Hudson
Location:
London :
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Art, islamic
Subject:
Art -- Mathematics.
Subject:
Islamic art and symbolism.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
no. 38
Publication Date:
1976
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192 p.

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"Synopsis" by , Islamic art has long been misunderstood in the West as no more than decoration. This study explains how the geometrical patterns of Islamic art reveal intrinsic cosmological laws. The primary function of the patterns is to lead the mind from the literal world towards the underlying reality.
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