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.
41 x 30 cm
Signed in lower right recto: Arife Kandulu
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