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Tag: Hagia Sophia

  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Ahmet Ertuğ

    Work from Turkish Photographer Will Cross the Phillips Auction Block Ahmet Ertuğ’s eye for elaborate interiors did not grow from artistic training but rather from his background as an architect. A Turkish photographer, he gradually turned away from designing buildings to capturing the beauty of those that already exist. Ertuğ’s…

  • Art Industry

    Medieval Art: Characteristics and Influences

    Mosaic of Jesus Christ in Istanbul, Turkey. Medieval art—which includes a wide variety of art and architecture—refers to a period also known as the Middle Ages, which roughly spanned from the fall of the Roman Empire in 476 A.D. to the early stages of the Renaissance in the 14th century.…