Arabesque Art

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Arabesque (Islamic Art) - Islamic Arabesque - Significance in Islam
... The arabesques and geometric patterns of Islamic art are often said to arise from the Islamic view of the world ... There are two modes to arabesque art ... In addition, upon inspection of the many examples of Arabesque art, some would argue that there is in fact a third mode, the mode of Arabic calligraphy ...

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    The classicist, and the naturalist who has much in common with him, refuse to see in the highest works of art anything but the exercise of judgement, sensibility, and skill. The romanticist cannot be satisfied with such a normal standard; for him art is essentially irrational—an experience beyond normality, sometimes destructive of normality, and at the very least evocative of that state of wonder which is the state of mind induced by the immediately inexplicable.
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