This solution briefly examines why the presentation of human and animal figures are strictly forbidden in Islamic art.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 6:10 am ad1c9bdddf
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According to Christine Huda Dodge, "Islam takes a firm stand against idolatry in any form." Idolatry is the the worship of a physical object as a god. As a result, Islam prohibits 'image-making' - the sculpting or painting of figures such as people or animals (Dodge). Furthermore, the depictions of human figures is not common in Islamic art due to the belief ...
This solution discusses why it is forbidden to depict human and animal figures in Islamic art.