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  • Author:
    Brian Sewell
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    1903933161
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    978-1903933169
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    Gardners Books (December 2002)
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    244 pages
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South From Ephesus book. Suddenly weary of the tyranny of Western European art, Brian Sewell first visited Turkey in 1975.

South From Ephesus book. Delighted by the unexpected wealth of Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Islamitic cultures there, he returned three of four times a year until 1990. This book is based on his early journeys in Aegean Turkey following in teh footsteps of early nineteenth-century travellers, some of t.

SOUTH FROM EPHESUS : Travels in Aegean Turkey. Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780099586401. Release Date:January 1989. Publisher:Arrow Books.

An Escape from the Tyranny of Western Art.

Published December 2002 by Gibson Square Books Ltd. Description and travel.

Brian Sewell visited Turkey regularly between 1976 and 1986, occasionally on commission from the Sunday Times. In 1988 he published South from Ephesus: Travels in Aegean Turkey.

Weary of what he called the tyranny of western art, Brian Sewell first visited Turkey - a country that had captivated him since he was a boy - in. .The main bulk of this book focuses on his journey from Ephesus to Side one winter.

Weary of what he called the tyranny of western art, Brian Sewell first visited Turkey - a country that had captivated him since he was a boy - in 1975. He thought that there, anything he found would have no relevance to the European art that he had so compulsively stitched in to the dense fabric of my art-historical memory and that he could therefore enjoy the art for its own sake. But Turkey surprised him and he delighted in the unexpected wealth of Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Islamic cultures there, returning three of four times a year until 1990

Weary of what he called the "tyranny" of western art, Brian Sewell first visited Turkey - a country that had .

Weary of what he called the "tyranny" of western art, Brian Sewell first visited Turkey - a country that had captivated him since he was a boy - in 1975. He thought that there, anything he found would have no relevance to the European art that he had so compulsively "stitched into the dense fabric of my art-historical memory" and that he could therefore enjoy the art for its own sake. South from Ephesus is an incomparable portrait of Turkey and its artistic heritage - a book that could only have been written by Sewell and which has become a quirky classic of travel literature.

Read "South from Ephesus Travels through Aegean Turkey" by Brian .

The main bulk of this book focuses on his journey from Ephesus to Side one winter.

Weary of what he called the tyranny of western art, Brian Sewell first visited Turkey―a country that . The bulk of this book focuses on his journey from Ephesus to Side one winter

Weary of what he called the tyranny of western art, Brian Sewell first visited Turkey―a country that had captivated him since he was a boy―in 1975. The bulk of this book focuses on his journey from Ephesus to Side one winter. This is a book that could only have been written by Sewell and has become a quirky classic of travel literature.

Weary of what he called the tyranny of western art, Brian Sewell first visited Turkey―a country that had captivated him since he was a boy―in 1975. has been added to your Cart. He thought that there.

Suddenly weary of the tyranny of Western European art, Brian Sewell first visited Turkey in 1975. Delighted by the unexpected wealth of Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Islamitic cultures there, he returned three of four times a year until 1990.

This book is based on his early journeys in Aegean Turkey following in teh footsteps of early nineteenth-century travellers, some of them responsible for finding great treasures.

Sewell paints and exotic and idiosyncratically researched picture of ancient Asia minor, its influence on European culture and its modern inhabitants, self-mocking and autobiographical.