The contribution of the Coptic and Islamic arts in preserving the Egyptian national character: ((14-15 AH/20-21 AD Analytical vision of some plastic paintings during the centuries)

Eman, Ahmed. Aref


The civilization of Egypt since the dawn of history on a religious and ideological basis, leaving a record of events and artistic values ​​based on the principle of preserving the special character. During these successive periods of time, historical events contributed to the formation of the Egyptian artistic personality. The cultural, religious and heritage arts merged into the society's conscience and influenced its thought and culture. This was reflected in the treatment of the subjects of some formative artists during the centuries (14-15 AH/20-21AD) which gave it originality and became a historical reference to the memory of the nation..

The problem of research is to study the impact of Coptic and Islamic technicians on the preservation of the national character and as a source of inspiration in the work of some contemporary Egyptian artists, and to demonstrate the experience of some artists in rediscovering the cultural elements inherited in their paintings, which combined the tools of European art thought and the spirit of Coptic and Islamic arts mixed with textiles Egyptian Environment, The study aims to monitor the early leakage of European taste of the arts of Islamic civilization during the Ottoman period. And prove that the pluralism and different visual visions of the artists in dealing with the subjects of their community on Maralasour is a historical notation to preserve the national identity, so the study follows the analytical approach to some of the works of art that appeared to be influenced by the arts of Coptic and Islamic

Keywords: Contemporary Fine Art in Egypt, Coptic Arts, Islamic Arts, Popular Heritage, Arabic Manuscript Schools

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