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Is drawing or photographing people prohibited in Islam?

This is partial answer just addressing the first part of your question. I am aware that the prophets may not be depicted in art work This is the mainstream tradition of Islam; there is no direct ...
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If statues are haram, why are there statues in Muslim-majority cities?

I think this is matter based on different opinions. Some may say statues were haram at a time where the Muslims were close to kufr (at the time of the Prophet etc.) and as those statues are not meant ...
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From the Salafi perspective, is the prohibition of depictions of humans and animals retrospective?

[Note: The answer is from the mainstream Salafi perspective (cause the OP asked for it)] OP asked: From the Salafi perspective, is the prohibition of depictions of humans and animals retrospective? ...
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Is it permissible to draw as hobby?what about hanging pictures?

It is not Haram because prophet (PBUH)didn't forbade us to draw non living things. Allah knows the best
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Was the Prophet known to engage in any artistic pursuits?

No. He did not pursue artistic pursuits. He had a nation to lead and he was more preoccupied with guiding people or worship of God. However, he did use literary devices such as vivid analogies and ...
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Is Figurative Representation Allowed in Islamic Art?

Figurative Representation or drawing living/animate things is haram in Islam, despite what has been done previously in history by Muslims (Ottoman and Persian paintings), or what is currently being ...
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