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Part III
"Pictures and Stories III", also aims at developing the perception and imagination of our younger generations in primary school age. Five questions are asked about the work, then the participants can write a story, starting with the images in the picture... We are waiting for your and your children's stories... Originial stories will be published in Eczacıbaşı Virtual Museum - Information & News section, and the authors will be rewarded with signed books.

Leyla Gamsız  
"Aquarium"
Oil on canvas
46 x 60 cm.

Abidin Dino  
"Horses"
Oil on canvas
150 x 50 cm.

Burhan Uygur  
"The Loneliness of Ringo from Ayvalık"
Mixed Technique on Cardboard
20 x 12 cm.

Part II
Part II of "Pictures and Stories", in which we present three works of Fikret Mualla, aims at developing the perception and imagination of our younger generations in primary school age. Five questions are asked about the work, then the participants can write a story, starting with the images in the picture... We are waiting for your and your children's stories... Originial stories will be published in Eczacıbaşı Virtual Museum - Information & News section, and the authors will be rewarded with signed books.

Fikret Mualla I  
"Stroll in the Street"
Gouache on paper
33 x 55 cm.

Fikret Mualla II  
"The Ballerina"
Gouache on paper
28,5 x 19 cm.

Fikret Mualla III  
"The Child with the Balloon"
Gouache on paper
54 x 66 cm.

Part 1
"Being works picturing people and animals together" is one of the selection criteria for the works chosen for this section of the virtual museum , in order to attract the interest of younger viewers. Beyond that, the paintings chosen are among undisputed masterpieces of Turkish Painting, and they are open to very different interpretations, to "very different readings" due to differing cultural and perceptive backgrounds and they may hide a special personal "mystery" for each viewer.

Interesting stories sent will be published here as examples, and their authors will be rewarded by signed books.

Nuri İyem  
"The Blacksmith" 1944
Oil on canvas
120 x 100 cm.

Avni Arbaş  
"The Cavalry Of The İndependence War", 1973
Oil on canvas
130 x 162 cm.

Neşet Günal  
"Scarecrow II", 1986
Oil on canvas
184 x 116 cm.

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