You are required to write a 1500 word paper on Islamic art and architecture that would cover its general
characteristics as well as the evolution that it underwent.
What to focus on
In art, the elements you should focus on are calligraphy, arabesque, geometric patterns and figural
representations. In addition, the below questions should be tackled:
Why is calligraphy the most valued form of art in Islam?
Is the use of geometric shapes limiting in Islamic art? Explain.
Where are all the above elements used? Vases, buildings, ceramics…
How does the mosque’s architecture draw attention to technicalities of practice and spirituality?
Avoid plagiariam as this will lead to an automatic deposit
Use credible online sources only.
This should be typed (double spaced and 12 pts size font), printed out and handed in on the exact due date.
High school level of vocabulary and English in general.