Vegetal art

  1. Arabic calligraphy on vegetal texture

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    Nature is omnipresent in the work of the calligrapher Abdessatar Jmei, friend and collaborator of FUNCI. “I express myself [...]

  2. Vegetal Patterns in Islamic Art

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    Source: Metropolitan museum [...]

    Vegetal patterns employed alone or in combination with the other major types of ornament—calligraphy, geometric pattern,

  3. Floral arabic calligraphy

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    Gardens of Generalife
    Calligraphy by the artist of tunisian origin Abdessatar Jmei. [...]

  4. The Vertical Garden, from nature to cities

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    by Patrick Blanc [...]
    Do plants really need soil? No, they don’t…..The soil is merely nothing more than a mechanic

  5. Impresionist gardens

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    Madrid, november of 2010
    In these days, the museo Thyssen of Madrid shows an exhibition about the impresionist garden. [...]

  6. Sevilian floral ceramic tiles

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    It is well-known that Seville in southern Spain is the universe of ceramic tiles. Back in the time of [...]

  7. The art of ‘atauriques’

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    The art of arabesques with vegetal motifs, called “ataurique” in spanish (from the arab attawriq), [...]flourished in Al-Andalús in

  8. A tree sculpture by Philip Haas

    image of A tree sculpture by Philip Haas

    Visitors to the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC have been perplexed and astonished by the latest addition [...]

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