The article explores various aspects and specific features and of traditional Arab-Muslim artistic aesthetics. It reveals the main theoretical and methodological differences between the philosophical and artistic aesthetic approaches to art phenomena. Much attention is paid to the study of factors that are decisive for basic Islamic artistic aesthetics. The concept of art and problems of artistic interactions are analyzed. Particular attention is paid to the influence of the Islamic religion on artistic aesthetics and the metamorphosis of its historical development. The relation between art criticism and aesthetics is highlighted with the actual needs of theoretical reflection on art practice. The comparative analysis reveals the peculiarity of Arab-Muslim aesthetics and its main specific typological features.
Key Words: Islamic aesthetics, Arab-Muslim artistic aesthetics, concept of art, artist's image, concept of artistic creativity