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Islamic Art and Geometric Design: Activities for Learning

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Islamic Art and Geometric Design: Activities for Learning

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN/ASIN: 0300103433
ISBN-13: 9780300103434
Number of pages: 50

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Examine the principles of geometric design that are the basis for the beautiful and intricate patterns in the art of the Islamic world. Includes a brief overview of Islamic art, an introduction to related works in the Museum, and a series of pattern-making activities (including reproducible grids) for use in the classroom. Teachers can readily adapt these materials to create exciting lessons in art, culture, math, and geometry.

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