turkish culture

Excerpts from the Turkish art that won my admiration and i thought of using it in relation to my Turkish heritage project. In this gallery I've added photos and comments that will somehow improve my artwork and skills.

Ottoman Turks produced several varieties of Arabic scripts. All the various branches of the art of calligraphy an art greatly loved and respected by the Turks were flourished in the city of Istanbul.
This painting shows the importance of coffee as coffee houses was the place the oral culture of the Ottoman Empire was gathered and disseminated.
This painting shows (Harim) women members of a Muslim/ ottoman household enjoying coffee.
Turkish legends and myths are still alive and can be seen in various symbols that are used in the decorative arts today.
The art of Turkish tiles and ceramics occupies a place of prominence in the history of ottoman art.
Ottoman Empire had a time called Tulip Period.It was a wealthy era which triggered the Ottoman era. Tulip became the inspiration and topic of many Ottoman paintings. that's why it's used in Turkish art
Studies have shown that, red, blue , green and yellow have historically been the most widely used colors in the turkish culture.
Different designs exist in all branches of traditional arts depending on the place, purpose of use or message contained. These may be vegetal, animals, figures or objects.
Designs, the result of prevailing environmental conditions, are the cultural language and source of art. These symbolic designs reveal the characteristics of a society in social research.
Kütahya pottery, a type of handicrafts, The desings of decorating the vases, boxes, plates and mugs are all drawn and painted by hand.
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