Ottoman Script

Creator:

Kandulu, Arife

Date:

1998

Places:

[s.l.]

Description:

A series of three water colours in primarily shades of blue and beige expose shapes of leaves and flora which are superimposed with strong Ottoman script. The painter transposes a traditional Ottoman motif on a quintessentially modernist setting by paying due respect to the rules of Ottoman décor that dictates absence of figurative subjects. In a rather introspective way, she seeks to bridge the Ottoman past and the modern present as contours of her identity.

Dimensions:

41 x 30 cm

Signature(s):

Signed in lower right recto: Arife Kandulu

Identifier:

PNT-00002-03

Classification:

Paintings

Object Type:

Watercolour

Rights Holder:

© Costas and Rita Severis Foundation

Rights Statement:

The Costas and Rita Severis Foundation holds or manages the copyright(s) of this item and its digital reproduction. If you need information about using this item, please send an email to research@severis.org

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