Event: Book Launch “Islamic Art & Architecture”

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Celebrate the book launch & art exhibition ”Islamic Art and Architecture: Memories of Seljuk and Ottoman Masterpieces” by contemporary visual artist, illustrator and author Laurelie Rae.

Join Laurelie Rae as she shares her richly illustrated book with memories of some of the most beautiful and historical monuments in Turkey. This book includes lavish monuments from the time of the Seljuks to the early and high Ottoman eras, including the Topkapi Palace, the Sultanate mosques complexes, colleges, hospitals, public baths and water fountains.

Rae’s splendid drawings of the interior and exterior of the monuments and the inspirational text accompanying them with a focus on historical, cultural and architectural elements will transport you to the ancient land of the Seljuks and the Ottomans. Let the illustrations and the colorful photos be a guide to the vast world of Turkish Islamic Art and Architecture as you forge your own path and discover the treasures the Seljuks and Ottomans left behind.

 

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When? 20 February 2016 – 14:00 to 16:30

Where? The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, 19-22 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3SG

How much? FREE!

Please register here for free booking.

 

About the Author:

Screen Shot 2015-06-22 at 10.32.38 pmSubhi Bora

Subhi has spent a bit of time on everything from design to PR management to psychology. She is also a sometime calligraphist and enjoys styling clothes and headscarves.