Islamic art has long been misunderstood in the West as no more than decoration.
This study explains how the geometrical patterns of Islamic art reveal intrinsic cosmological laws.
The primary function of the patterns is to lead the mind from the literal world towards the underlying reality.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages, 150 drawings
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 14/06/1976
- Category: Oriental art
- ISBN: 9780500270714