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Islam and Visual Art

Margaret S. Graves.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Religious Subjects in Art; Religious Buildings. 5206 words.

The label “Islamic art” has at times served to conflate and confuse religious and non-religious impulses within popular understandings of the art of the lands that are now or have...

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Overview page. Subjects: Islam — Architecture.

[from the Arabic, masjid, ‘temple’]

An Islamic place of worship and a centre for education and information. It usually incorporates a prayer hall, a minaret, and a mihrab, and is...

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