In this study I problematize the silence of Turkish art education toward the historical ‘unease’ about figurative representation in Islamic cultures. I provide readers with textual and visual evidence that calls for art teachers’ attention to this issue. This evidence
consists of examples from a variety of sources including survey results, interview transcripts, documentary photographs, and religious, official and popular texts. Taken together, they form a rationale for a comprehensive study that sets out to interpret the current situation with regard to
the long-standing beliefs about figurative representation in Turkish/Islamic culture.
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Document Type: Research Article
Arizona State University
Publication date: 01 April 2005
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The International Journal of Education through Art is an English language journal that promotes relationships between art and education. The term 'art education' should be taken to include art, craft and design education. Each issue, published three times a year within a single volume, consists of peer-reviewed articles mainly in the form of research reports and critical essays, but may also include exhibition reviews and image-text features.
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