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Ebru art at the Trakart Culture Center

Ebru art at the Trakart Culture Center

4/30/2010 10:46:13 AM

The Turkish art critic and artist Hikmet Barutcugil will be performing live art - painting on water - during the opening of the "Ebru - Water Marbling" Exhibition at the Trakart Culture Center. The opening is at 3 PM, and the live art performance will be taking place before that, 11 AM to 3 PM.

Ebru is one of the most ancient arts for decoration - the pictures are created by applying paints made of dust and soil over thickened water. The art appeared about the 9th century in Turkistan. The oldest preserved ebru is dated from they ear 1554.

Check for information on ebru art at www.ebru.tv

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