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SENSITIVE TO THE MEANING AND EPHEMERALNESS OF LIFE – Osman Hamdi Bey: Classical and orientalist attitudes in style,

Realising pictures that have conflicting pairs: East and West, Belief and Love, Life and Death. What is important about his work is that it shows a very different version of Islam, the Ottoman Empire and the Middle East https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lq08-P0QKFo. Throughout his professional career, he continued to paint in the style of his teachers. His father belonged to a family of …

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