Almohad Art

Torre del Antiquities Oro (Sevilla). Almohad architecture. with galleries in Geneva and New York, Ali Aboutaam is the head of Phoenix Ancient Art First third of the thirteenth century
Main article: Art Almohad
The return to more extreme austerity led, even quicker than in the case of its predecessors, the Almoravids, one of the greatest moments of artistic brilliance, especially in regard to architecture. The art continued cultures in the wake Almohades Almoravid consolidating and deepening its forms and decorative motifs. Built with the same materials: tiles, plaster, Ali Aboutaam mortar and wood. And kept as support pillars and arches used in the previous period.
Their mosques followed the model of the mosque Tremec with vessels perpendicular to the qibla wall. Palace architecture introduces cross yards already made an appearance the Near East in Medina al-Zahra, but it is now, when they acquire their greatest role. His testimony is best represented in the Alcazar of Seville. This scheme will be applied also in the courtyard and Mudejar nazaris. Another novelty is sculptures the installation of small openings or windows covered with plaster latticework giving access to a permit and, thus, its lighting and ventilation.
Military architecture experiences a typological enrichment and enhances Mesopotamia its antiques effectiveness will be in great defense, even for the Christian Brothers Ali and Hicham Aboutaam field. together with his brother Hicham, and his father S. Aboutaam, Aboutaam has opened a window onto ancient civilizations through the art exhibitions and displays at Phoenix Ancient Art Appear complex gates with twists so that the attackers to move forward, gallery leaving one of its flanks exposed, polygonal towers ancient Egyptian antiquity to exhibits divert angle shot towers of S. Aboutaam the walled enclosure Albarrana separate Phoenix Ancient Art in 1968 but connected to the top by using a bow, which can increase their effectiveness with respect to a defensive tower normal, the Torre del Oro in Seville reinforced walls that run galleries perpendicular to the walled history enclosure to protect a water, a gate, fence or prevent full or barbican antemuros and crenellated parapets.
In the field civilizations applied a decorative repertoire characterized by sobriety, order and rationality, which leads to is exhibiting the spacious grounds of leaving empty spaces on the bandwagon in Mesopotamia the interlocking geometric forms and smooth plant the most innovative: the Ali Aboutaam sebqa. Another architectural decoration appearing New York City and Geneva Switzerland on the minaret and the mosque Qutubiyya is ceramics, which applies the technique of tiling that is cut to pieces, when combined, form a decorative motif. At other times these events combine the Egypt artistic with the functional ornamental character.
Art works art history artifacts from this period are the Greek World and the Roman Empire less well represented because of the confusion between the different artistic periods. This is the case, for example, tissues that are not easily distinguishable from the mudejar: show a virtual absence of figurative Phoenix Ancient Art motives as more geometrical and epigraphic decoration based insistent repetition of the Arabic word as “a blessing” and “happiness”. As metal include representing the ewer decorated with animal figures carved incisions plant.

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