Mana Hewitt discusses how Islamic art reveals a preference for surface patterns composed of geometric forms. These complex designs create the impression of unending repetition, which is said to encourage the viewer to contemplate the unlimited nature of God. Hewitt is the current Undergraduate Director and McMaster Gallery Director at the USC Department of Art.
This program is sponsored by The Humanities Council SC
, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities; inspiring, engaging and enriching South Carolinians with programs on literature, history, culture and heritage.