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May 09, 2005

Konya, Turkey

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Ince Minare Medressi has the best gateway I have seen of the Seljuk architecture. Script from the Koran is sculpted in stone, wrapping around the gateway like any architect would want to do today. The gate is at once monumental in its form but the details suggest motion, twisting and distoring. The skin is more active then any of the rock star architects could do today, and better built.

Posted by follett at May 9, 2005 03:56 PM

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Beautiful description! Nice to give detail with this drawing and then scale with the next picture.

Posted by: jrf at May 15, 2005 06:41 PM

Hi, We meed front of the ─░nceminare museum. You were painting front the door I take your picture. and I send to you I'm not sure you get the picture. Plese inpormiert me.

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