Modern, Traditional Turkish Art Land in Sofia

Society | February 22, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0
Modern, Traditional Turkish Art Land in Sofia H.E. Haydar Berk (front), Turkish Ambassador to Bulgaria, inaugurated the traveling exhibition of Turkey's modern painting and traditional decorative arts to be opened in Sofia's National Palace of Culture till Feb 25. Photo by Kameliya Atanasova (SNA)

After visiting the cities of Burgas, Dobritch and Razgrad, thirty oil colour canvasses of 30 different Turkish artists are now exhibited in Sofia as part of a travelling exhibition to represent Turkey's modern paining and traditional decorative arts.

The canvasses are organised in two sections, each representing the contemporary and traditional faces of Turkish arts. Decorative arts are represented by exquisite pieces, including "ebru" (marbling), "minyatьr" (miniature-painting), "tezhip" (illumination) and "hat" (calligraphy) of 29 different artists.

The Turkish art collection was previously exhibited in Seoul in 2002, Japan in 2003 and Moscow in 2004.

The exhibition was inaugurated Monday evening by H.E. Haydar Berk, Turkish Ambassador to Sofia, and will be open for public display in the National Palace of Culture until February 25.
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