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Please read the attached article and answer the following questions in complete sentences. No word count required but complete sentences and thoughts are required.
1. During early Islamic conquest, their art was directly influenced by those they concurred. How did iconoclasm and art of the Christian world influence and/or contribute to an independent Islamic art?
2. The author points out the problem with the descriiptive words, such as ‘ornamental’ in relation to Islamic iconography. What is the problem with this Western view point and how is it inaccurate and limiting?
3. There have been many representational works from Islamic sources that remained unmentioned in this academic discussion. Why does the author suggest this is happening?
4. We have addressed throughout the semester how important objectivity is to an accurate understanding of ancient cultures, Western and non-Western alike. Address how the author defines why is this so important to this topic and elaborate on the subject relating to the class generally.