Turkish Traditional Art Today

Turkish Traditional Art Today

Book - 1993
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This book presents the living arts and artists of Turkey. It is simultaneously anethnographic inquiry into the nature of art, an introduction to modern Turkey, and a model study offolk art, combining the current theories of folklore, anthropology, cultural geography, and arthistory. It is also the most comprehensive analysis yet written of a single artistic tradition andthe most complete presentation available of the current practice of the great arts of the MiddleEast, such as the weaving of carpets and shaping of stately ceramics. Glassie ranges widely acrossmedia, but concentrates on calligraphy, woodworking, pottery, and carpet weaving. Throughout hisfocus is on the artists and their theories and practices as well as the art they produce.



Blackwell North Amer

This book presents the living arts and artists of Turkey. It is simultaneously an ethnographic inquiry into the nature of art, an introduction to modern Turkey, and a model study of folk art, combining the current theories of folklore, anthropology, cultural geography, and art history. It is also the most comprehensive analysis yet written of a single artistic tradition and the most complete presentation available of the current practice of the great arts of the Middle East, such as the weaving of carpets and shaping of stately ceramics. Glassie ranges widely across media, but concentrates on calligraphy, woodworking, pottery, and carpet weaving. Throughout his focus is on the artists and their theories and practices as well as the art they produce.



Publisher: Indiana Univ. Pr., 1993
ISBN: 9780253325556
0253325552
Branch Call Number: 745.09561 Gla

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