Islamic Art PDF ePub eBook

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Islamic Art  free pdf In her richly illustrated book, artist and author, Laurelie Rae, shares her memories of some of the most beautiful and historical monuments in Turkey. Join her on your journey through Asia Minor -- one of the worlds oldest and most important trade route along the Silk Road, wandering through the ancient streets of the Ottoman capitals of Istanbul, Edirne and Bursa or entering into a Seljuk stone carved masterpiece throughout Anatolia. Rae's splendid drawings of the interior and exterior of the monuments and the inspirational text accompanying them with a focus on historical, cultural and architectural elements will transport you to the ancient land of the Seljuks and Ottomans. Let the illustrations be your guide to the vast world of Turkish Islamic Art and Architecture as you forge your own path and discover the treasures the Seljuks and Ottomans left behind. Visit the lavish monuments from the time of the Anatolian Seljuks to the early and high Ottoman eras, whose masterpieces include Topkapi Palace, the imperial mosque complexes, colleges, hospitals, public baths, and water fountains, and marvel at the detail that has left no corner bare. Explore all the nooks and cracks and you will be sure to experience a piece of history that will leave you dreaming of the days of old.

About Laurelie Rae

Laurelie Rae is a Canadian Muslim visual artist with a passion for architecture and ornamentation. She is currently an M.A. candidate at The Prince's School of Traditional Arts in Central London where she is researching the traditional techniques of Islamic Arts. In Montreal, she focused on drawing, painting, and art history- she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Concordia University in 2011. Following her love for architecture, patterns, and geometry she moved to Istanbul in 2013 to pursue her research while studying the traditional Iznik ceramics process which she continues today. She hopes to use art as a catalyst for tolerance and acceptance between cultures while sharing the vast beauties of Islamic Art and Architecture.

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Author : Laurelie Rae
Publisher : Blue Dome Press
Data Published : 12 October 2015
ISBN : 1935295810
EAN : 9781935295815
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 148 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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