Fascinating Islamic Style, at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
26th March - 26th May, 2015 | Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
When we think of Islamic art, many will picture the exquisite arabesque decorations that embellish mosques. But not all Islamic art involves abstract, detailed patterns—the Islamic art world is diverse in Asia.
The religion of Islam was born in Mecca, in the Arabian Peninsula at the beginning of the 7th century. Spreading from the Middle East, across Asia and other parts of the world, it is said that Islam has about 1.6 billion followers. In Asia, many adherents of Islam, Muslims, live in Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Brunei and broad regions. official website ›› http://faam.city.fukuoka.lg.jp/