All posts tagged “ottoman

Fahrelnissa Zeid

She Comes in Colours

Princess, painter, sometime chef: Lizzy Vartanian Collier visits London’s Tate Modern to take a look at a long-overdue retrospective of works by Turkey’s Fahrelnissa Zeid

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Ottoman miniature

Freak Out

Necla R├╝zgar looks at the striking similarities between the vibrant world of Persian and Turkish miniatures and Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin’s idea of the carnival

Alireza Astaneh

Persian Letters

Kevin Schwartz looks at the allure of Persian nasta’liq calligraphy in the ateliers and courts of the Persianate world, as well as to a new generation of Iranian artists

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