NASSER OVISSI (1934), IRANIAN PAINTER – One of few pre-Islamic Revolution artists, who achieved success prior and after the revolution

NASSER OVISSI 1/2 – He was born in Tehran in 1934, where he studied Law and Political Sciences at the Unversity of Tehran. In Rome (Italy), he studied Fine Art. He was diplomat and Cultural Attachee at the Iranian Embassy in Rome and Madrid and currently he resides in Virginia (USA). http://galleryovissi.com/ During his diplomatic activity, he worked to bridge ...

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FARID JAHANGIR (1958), IRANIAN PAINTER

FARID JAHANGIR – Born in 1958 in Teheran, he attended university courses in UK and USA. Returning to Iran in 1979, he attended courses at the University of Fine Arts, also teaching painting in his studio. Http://www.farid-jahangir.com/ He has participated in numerous collective and personal exhibitions (in Iran and abroad). The intellectual property of the images that appear in this ...

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ART AND REALITY, WATER AND CLOUDS – Shams Langroudi’s poetic horizon

Along with Hafez Moosavi and Shahab Mogharabin, he founded a contemporary poetry magazine, being convinced that “the relationship between art and reality is similar to that of water and cloud.” Although it seems that there is no relationship between They are, however, inseparable.” In his recent works, he used a more simplistic approach to language, along with sarcasm, building a ...

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ROOFTOPS OF TEHRAN – Romance, by Mahbod Seraji

He is an Iranian-American author, whose novel “Rooftops of Tehran” was acclaimed by critics in 2009. Mahbod Seraji was born in Bandar Anzali in 1956. He moved to the United States in 1976 to attend the university. He received his BS in Civil Engineering, MA in Broadcasting and Film, and Ph.D. in Instructional Design and Technology from the University of ...

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PRELUDE – Ali Azimi, continuity of an ancient Persian music tradition

The history of Persian music has developed since the prehistoric era. Mythological King Jamshid was credited as the inventor of music. Fragmented documents of different periods of Iran state, that ancient Iranians already had an elaborate musical culture. The result of these ancient traditions, a boy was born in Teheran to a family, who had a passion for music. Ali ...

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THROUGH IMAGES – Travel in Iran

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MAGIC OF TURKEY – Author’s travel to places of art, nature and human creativity

With ancient monuments left by a parade of conquerors, Turkey is a dazzling destination. Over the last few years, this country has created a wide range of tourist opportunities, including museums and art sites. Http://www.gototurkey.co.uk/index.html Up to the eighteenth century, the painting of this country was in the form of miniatures, but in the eighteenth century oil painting expanded the ...

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IT DOESN’T KILL ME – Emre Aydın

His albums have been successful in Turkey, even with prestigious awards. He is a Turkish rock singer born in 1981 in Isparta, https://www.bookinturkey.com/holiday-guide/cities/isparta-32.html the town in the lakes district, where meet the aegean, mediterranean and anatolian regions. He started to play at an early age, then opting for the guitar. For his parents’ desire, he studied economics in İzmir, renouncing ...

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THE WHITE CASTLE – Orhan Pamuk’s novel

In search of the melancholic soul of his hometown and discovering new symbols to represent clashes and ties between different cultures, in 2006 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Orhan Pamuk – a writer, academic and Turkish essayist – was born in Istanbul in 1952. https://www.theistanbulinsider.com/top-15-things-to-do-in-istanbul/ His novels are suspended between fairy tale and real, mirroring Turkey yesterday ...

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MISSED YOU – Can Yücel’s poem

He is well-known for the use of vulgar language in his poems, where his ability to use words is extremely pleasing. His family was of great importance to him, and his loved ones are quoted in many of his poems. He was the son of a former minister, who had left a deep and lasting sign in the history of ...

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IBRAHIM CALLI (1882/1960), TURKISH PAINTER

INDIPENDENT PAINTING STUDIO IBRAHIM CALLI 1/3 – He was born in Çal (Denizli, Turkey) and graduated in Izmir with the highest score. He went to Paris (with a government scholarship) and during his years in France he created personal style close to Impressionism and became very popular with the name Çallı İbrahim. In 1899 he went to Istanbul, where he ...

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HOCA ALI RIZA (1858/1930), TURKISH IMPRESSIONIST PAINTER –

IMPRESSIONIST LANDSCAPES ANS ARCHITECTURAL PAINTINGS HOCA ALI RIZA 1/3 – The history of Turkish art preserves the memorable memory of this native Istanbul artist. Throughout his life he loved painting sun-drenched rocks and the quiet corners of the cafes. He was the first Turkish painter, who painted in Impressionistic way, actually in touch with the countryside, gardens, or coastal landscapes. ...

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AHMET GUNESTEKIN (1966), TURKISH VISUAL ARTIST – Charming colours, intricately combined layers and the tales of the ancient times.

HIS OIL PAINTING METHOD IS SIMILAR TO THE KNIT PATIENT EMBROIDERY AHMET GUNESTEKIN 1/3 – This famous Kurdish self-taught artist was born in Batman, Turkey in 1966. He began to paint at the age six, winning a prize in just three years. His first art exhibition was the one of Batman in 1982. What he creates, embraces a broad expressive ...

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CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF TURKISH ARTISTS

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WHEN DANISH CREATIVITY SURPRISES YOU

Welcome to Copenhagen, where art accompanies you at every step, seeingt the Opera or Royal Danish Playhouse buildings. Next to the Nyhavn, you find the houses of Copenhagen with enamelled windows, colorful facades and pointed roofs. Within this functional city, designed to improve lives of people with architectural and aesthetic solutions, who are looking for functional beauty, our trip begin, ...

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