Islamic Art and Geometric Design: Activities for Learning

Contributed By: Gregor Nazarian
Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File, Webpage
School Level: College/University, Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Collection: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Condition of Use: Custom Permissions

This resource provides background information on geometric design in Islamic art. It includes activities and reproducible grids for student production of geometric designs. The resource also provides links to art objects in the Met’s collections.


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  1. I chose this article due to the interesting title. I was intrigued by the geometric art design and how this can possibly help in learning the Arabic language. To the extent of my knowledge, the Arabic world has widely contributed to the architectural world.

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