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Publishing Organization
[vc_column_text]Unity Productions Foundation[/vc_column_text]
Description/Annotation
[vc_column_text]The film explores Islamic art in several thematic segments (Space, Word, Water, Ornament, and Color), featuring objects big and small, from great palaces and mosques to f ceramics, carved boxes, paintings and metal work. It revels in the use of color and finds commonalities in a shared artistic heritage with the West and East. The film also examines the unique ways in which Islamic art turns calligraphy and the written word into masterpieces and develops water into an expressive, useful art form Like all art, it carries the fundamental values and perspectives of the artists who created it as well as those who commissioned and paid for it. A discussion guide for the film can be used as a set of lesson plans.[/vc_column_text]
Type of Resource
[vc_column_text]Video, discussion guide, lesson plan[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″]
Topic Category
  • Islam
  • Islamic art
  • Islamic history and civilization
  • Islamic civilization
  • world religions
  • world history
  • primary source document
Grade Level
  • Middle School
  • High School
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