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Islamic Sculptures

Islamic sculpture includes a rich history of Islamic empires spanning about 1,300 years. Due to its long history and vast geographic spread, Islamic sculpture has been subject to a range of regional and national influences that have contributed to its unique development.

Unlike art of the Western world, sculpture began as a relatively minor art form in the Islamic world. Because of the Quran's ban on idols, referred to as "aniconism," the earliest Islamic sculptures were usually small and portable and constructed from glass or metal. However, as Islam spread to different parts of the world, it gradually adapted to various cultures.

As the art form adapted, Islamic sculptures began to portray subjects such as magnificent beasts and warriors while incorporating materials such as metalwork... Read more

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