The Aesthetics Values of Arabic Calligraphy Within Islamic Art: An Analytical Study

  • Duaa Mohammed Alashari

Abstract

Arabic calligraphy is full of aesthetic and artistic values that express the manifestations of Islamic thought in its abstract value. Moreover, this calligraphy is the core and heart of Islamic art. There are many types of Arabic calligraphy, such as the Thuluth script, the Diwani script, and the Kufic script. These fonts, in particular, were characterized by high plastic artistic characteristics and characteristics and their ability to form. This study aimed to reveal the total aesthetic values that represent the art of Arabic calligraphy within an analytical vision. one research question applied in this study, namely, what are the aesthetic and artistic values that express the manifestations of Arabic calligraphy art? The method used in this study is the content analysis method, as it is consistent with the research trends. The study concluded that Arabic calligraphy contains many artistic aesthetic values that distinguish it from other arts. The study also concluded that the Arabic letters represent an inexhaustible source of aesthetic values from the premise that the capital letters and their beginnings take a strong form and change according to the course of the word and its formations: these elements are very rich, art and diversity in the art of Arabic calligraphy.

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Published
2021-10-01
How to Cite
ALASHARI, Duaa Mohammed. The Aesthetics Values of Arabic Calligraphy Within Islamic Art: An Analytical Study. Asian Journal of Arts, Culture and Tourism, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 3, p. 44-48, oct. 2021. ISSN 2710-5830. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ajact/article/view/15689>. Date accessed: 09 dec. 2021.
Section
Articles