Sunday, 18 July 2010

arabic zoomorphic calligraphy

Arabic calligraphy is an exquisite and complex art. Islamic teaching has traditionally dissuaded the depiction of life in art, but that doesn't mean art and creativity haven't flourished.

Here are some pieces of what is called zoomorphic calligraphy- animals depicted through calligraphy









                              


       




                                                    


                                                                


                                                                          

  The first piece is by Ahmed Moustafa (2004)Tiger and knight pieces are by Hassan Musa

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