Sunday, March 27, 2011

Beach on the Weekend

More from the Marine Festival:











5 comments:

MaxedOutMama said...

Those are eerily beautiful sculptures.

But they look sort of Christian???

Carl said...

M_O_M: To some extent, selection bias on my part. But, it's also true that guys in robes praying could be of either faith.

suek said...

MOM is right - some of those are human figures - that would be blasphemous and forbidden, wouldn't it?

Carl said...

Sue: The curator at the Museum of Islamic Art says that the prohibition on representational art in the Muslim world applies only to religious art. I have not tried to verify this.

Smock Puppet said...

>> Sue: The curator at the Museum of Islamic Art says that the prohibition on representational art in the Muslim world applies only to religious art. I have not tried to verify this.

OFF WITH HIS HEAD!!!

Inshallah! So Be It.