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When we talk about Turkish art, we mostly mean traditional crafts first and only then paintings, and this is fair enough. Art in Turkey had mostly practical purpose — for example, to decorate dishes. While in Europe and Russia during the early years artists painted angels and saints, Turkish artists didn't create religious paintings as Islam forbids to portray living creatures and especially saints.

Traditional Turkish art

Art in Turkey developed in a very different ways. Long history of a country which was a great empire and a part of other countries, faced unbelievable growth and decay periods, combines people of different religions made a serious impact on art.

The wide variety of local arts include:

One of the oldest Turkish paintings are miniatures that were thoroughly and accurately painted in books up to the end of 16th century. Also, many emperors took artists to Istanbul to decorate walls of churches and mosques with its peak in 16th centuries.

In the 17th century in Istanbul developed bazaar painting groups. This was a folk art movement within which artists who had their shops on bazaars created paintings on customers demand. With a simple painting depicting everyday life, this is a perfect example of primitive art.

Twentieth century was a century of unbelievable growth and development of Turkey thank to reforms and important social and political changes. In this period many artists started to experiment with style, colour and form. For example, Hoca Ali Riza is famous for his stunning Istanbul landscapes, Fikret Mualla studied in Europe and worked in Fauvism and Expressionism styles, and Turkish-American Burhan Dogancay was the world-known abstract painter.

Paintings from Turkey at online gallery ART.biz

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Abst. Expressionism  artwork thoughts around my head by Ezzaldin Shahrori
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Abst. Expressionism  artwork Mixed Media 2 by Hasan Tirmas
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Mixed Media 2
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$5 000
Contemporary  artwork Adams Rip by Abdulkerim Bozan
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Adams Rip
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$3 000
Contemporary  artwork Self by oneself ordeal by Abdulkerim Bozan
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Expressionism  artwork face region 2 by Ezzaldin Shahrori
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face region 2
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$500
Minimalism  artwork Mixed Media 3 by Hasan Tirmas
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Mixed Media 3
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$300
Abst. Expressionism  artwork Face Region by Ezzaldin Shahrori
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Face Region
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$800
Abst. Expressionism  artwork Mixed Media 1 by Hasan Tirmas
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Mixed Media 1
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$500
Abst. Expressionism  artwork Please Make Me Happy by Ezzaldin Shahrori
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Abstract  artwork against the curve by Ezzaldin Shahrori
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against the curve
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$300
Expressionism  artwork blood line face by Ezzaldin Shahrori
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blood line face
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$900
Abst. Expressionism  artwork Character Following Bath by Ezzaldin Shahrori
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