Islamic art

My sister recently gave me a postcard of Chagall’s wedding couple in front of the Eiffel tower.  Marriage is a theme he returned to often. The painting above is poetic, ethereal and sweetly r…

Feeling Blue…

Islamic Art-arabesques (This mihrab, found in Isfahan, Iran, features a number of stylistic elements--such as calligraphy and geometric design--common to Islamic decorative art.

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All about Islamic art patterns-- comprehensive collection, categorized by type and by region.

blue geometric pattern paint

An illusion geometric shape of a square. Simple linear line between each shape. Form is repeated patterns.

Window in Al-Rifai Mosque, Cairo, Egypt

Arabesque Window by Nathan Schmidt (in a mosque in Cairo, Egypt) Ursula Rowena Carlton Interior Design

I believe this would inspire Emily because of the star in the middle and things coming out of each side. There is different color (complementary) that play well with each other, giving it a hot and cold feel. Lastly, it is central with a piece that stands out and grabs lots of attention.

Islamic Art--ceiling decoration from the mausoleum of Khodja Akhrar, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

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