Art in Al-Andalus

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Art in Al-Andalus

  1. 1. Islamic Architecture
  2. 2. So far we have seen: The Roman Arch And The Pointed Arch
  3. 3. Now we are going to see:The Horseshoe Arch
  4. 4. The materials that they used were poor.Plaster: Bricks: Ceramics:(yeso) (ladrillos) Nothing is eternal, only Allah Remains
  5. 5. With these poor materials they were able tocreate wonderful works of art with an exuberantdecoration:They used the following types of decoration:Geometrical Motifs Plant Motifs Calligraphic Motifs
  6. 6. Mosque of Cordoba
  7. 7. Mihrab
  8. 8. Palace of Medina Azahara
  9. 9. Alhambra
  10. 10. “Patio de los Arrayanes”Court of the Lions
  11. 11. Mocarabe Dome
  12. 12. El Generalife
  13. 13. • What is the name of a typical Islamic Arch? – Horseshoe Arch• The materials that they used were rich or poor? – They were poor• Is the decoration exuberant? – Yes, It is• Do they usually represent images of people or animals? – No, they don’t• Why? – Because it is forbidden by the Koran.
  14. 14. • What three types of decoration are there? – Geometrical motifs – Plant motifs (ataurique) – Calligraphic motifs (cúfica o nasjí)• What is the name of the typical Islamic Domes? – Caliphal Domes, whose ribs (nervios) don’t meet in the centre.

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