LISA KRISTINE

HUMANITARIAN PHOTOGRAPHER AND FINE ARTIST

Architecture is the solemn identity of peoples and civilizations, creating the shape and tone of a society. Because of the lack of emphasis on external appearance in Islamic architecture, a structure – a mosque or mausoleum for example – might be hidden from view. This form of architecture has been called the ‘architecture of the veil.’

Enveloped by a plain facade, the structure’s innermost sanctum, the courtyard, is kept secret. The introverted courtyard expresses humility and the need to exclude the outside environment while protecting what’s inside — the inner life.Once inside, one is stunned by the use of mosaic and richly painted decoration. The tiles are laid in a rich repertory of designs, both geometric and abstract and from molded and deeply cut stone or plaster. The multitude of decorative treatments and inscriptions executed in a full variety of calligraphic styles serve as both religious description and decoration and is without parallel in the architecture of the non-Muslim world. Here we see the guardian of the courtyard standing in one of the repetitive arches.

AVAILABLE SIZES:

18 x 24 inches (45.72 x 60.96 cm)

24 x 32 inches (60.96 x  81.28 cm)

30 x 40 inches (76.2   x  101.6 cm)

Arches – Meknes

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  • Original Limited Edition Fine Artwork

  • Photographic Artwork expertly printed on Fine Art Paper at Lisa Kristine Studio

  • Each Artwork is signed and numbered by Lisa Kristine

  • Each Original Artwork is hand rolled with the highest studio standards and is accompanied by white gloves

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Should you have any questions about Lisa Kristine’s Artworks or placement of Artworks in your room or home, we are here to help. We can walk by phone or virtual appointment:

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