HAA 126V - Arts, Artifacts, Architecture: Ottoman Visual & Material Cultures between East and West

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Gulru Necipoglu

Examines multimedia arts, monuments, gardens, and cities of the Ottoman Empire straddling Asia, Europe and Africa. The selective fusion of Ottoman-Islamic, Byzantine, and Italian Renaissance artistic traditions, and the earliest pictorial representations of the Islamic East by European artists working in the "Orientalist" mode are considered.