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Modern Art in West Asia

Architecture, Visual, and Performing Arts
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mikh carbon

on 29 April 2010

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Transcript of Modern Art in West Asia

West Asia
Modern and Contemporary
Art
Overview of Traditional Art Forms Architecture Persian Architecture has geometrical and repetitive forms, as well as surfaces that are richly decorated with glazed tiles, carved stucco, patterned brickwork, floral motifs, and calligraphy.
MAIN ELEMENTS OF PERSIAN ARCHITECTURE 1)Courtyards

2)Columns with reflective pools (Tchahar Sotoon)

3)Stylised motifs using only abstracted forms of ancient patterns

4)Light and its reflections throughout space

5) Inspiration from Persian
Poetry especially Mowlavi and Hafez who described space and light in grand fashion.
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