Islamic Patterns: An Analytical and Cosmological Approach (Paperback)

by Keith Critchlow, Seyyed Hossein Nasr

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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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Published
14/06/1976

Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd

ISBN
9780500270714


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