May 30, 2011

Turkish Miniaturist Depicting Aura of Istanbul's Conquest

Using his artistic skills to reach people, a Turkish miniaturist has been working on a new painting of Mehmed the Conqueror’s conquest of Istanbul.


“I aimed to reflect the spirit of the conquest,” miniaturist Özcan Özcan said of the work he started to compose two months ago. “I did it to make our people experience that moment and to offer more knowledge. I tried to fulfill the mission of art. You can only convey people’s spirit through art.”

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