Islamic Art and Geometric Design: Activities for Learning (Metropolitan Museum of Art Series)

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9780300103434: Islamic Art and Geometric Design: Activities for Learning (Metropolitan Museum of Art Series)
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This resource offers an introduction to the principles of Islamic art and the geometric designs upon which it is based. Presenting beautiful Islamic works from the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art along with a series of pattern-making activities involving straightedge and compass, these materials are designed for use in the classroom and may be readily adapted by teachers to create exciting lessons in art, culture, mathematics, and geometry. The boxed set includes a booklet with background information on Islamic art, eleven pattern-making activities (including reproducible geometric grids), twenty slides of Islamic works in the Metropolitan's collection, bibliographies, resources, and a glossary.

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