Reflections Of The Image Of The Woman in Ex-libris Design: Nature, Music, Eroticism and Mythology

Creative Commons License

Ardahanlı O.

International Journal of Ex-libris, vol.1, no.4, pp.85-103, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 1 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: International Journal of Ex-libris
  • Page Numbers: pp.85-103
  • Ataturk University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, the reflection of the woman image which is used frequently on exlibris designs on nature, music, eroticism and mythological themes had been discussed. The phases in which the scope of image got through various art movements had been referred and the scope of image had also been discussed in terms of philosophy of art. The most symbolized figure-image of notions such as incidence of life, reproduction, description of the good and the bad one, beauty, nature, abundance, sharing has been the body of woman.