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Drop by Drop Life Falls from the Sky. Water, Islam and Art

Drop by Drop Life Falls from the Sky. Water, Islam and Art
This book highlights 120 art pieces from the exhibition "Drop by Drop Life Falls from the Sky. Water, Islam and Art’’, which features a distinguished collection of art from various museums represented in Turin Museums group in Italy, both public and private, in addition to Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization and Sharjah Art Museum.

The collection presented in an artistic and cultural style to give the  reader a unique opportunity to learn about the carpets, fountains, pots and tools that have been used to transport and distribute water throughout human history and previous civilizations, particularly the Islamic civilization, which represents coexistence with other civilizations and its impact on Islamic arts.

The art pieces in the book reflect four main themes: (The Blessings of Water and Islam, Water and Daily Life, The Traditional Hammam, and Gardens), which broaden the contemplation of Islamic and other civilizations’ legacies.
 

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