Interpreting contemporary iranian typography: Throughthree selected masterpieces of mohammad ehsaei / Arnoosh Khajeh

Khajeh, Arnoosh (2015) Interpreting contemporary iranian typography: Throughthree selected masterpieces of mohammad ehsaei / Arnoosh Khajeh. Masters thesis, University of Malaya.

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    Abstract

    Typography is one of the most fascinating elements of graphic design and also it is giving sensitivity to letters. Ebrahim Haghighi (professional typographer): ―The design and use of typefaces as a means of visual communication from calligraphy to the ever-developing use of digital type is the broad use of the term typography‖. However, moveable type and the printing press create the art of typography. This study focuses on how typography as an instrumental practice in Iran could have other function as an aesthetic value and practice. Current study looks into typographic works of a modern Iranian artist, Mohammad Ehsaei and attempts to examine his artworks based on the interpretation of selected viewers and artist as well. The study is specifically interested in how typographic artworks spaces for inquiry, response, reflection, meaning making and learning in relationship to Iranian art and society. This qualitative research endeavor incorporating a case study including three components: artworks, artist who created his artworks, and evaluation by viewers of his selected artworks. The researcher thoroughly studies on three selected typographic artworks by Mohammad Ehsaei. In this study, each informant discusses and comments on the digital version of one of the artworks that was assign to her/him. The findings of thesis study will be relevant for artists and art designers who are working in the field of typography. It gives them the opportunity to understand how a simple idea could produce an awesome artwork. It means that the process of transforming a simple idea into an identifiable and professional artwork is a more important procedure to artists. It could help them to create good artworks that are endurance to common society.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Additional Information: Dissertation (M.A) - Cultural Centre, University of Malaya, 2015.
    Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
    Divisions: Cultural Centre
    Depositing User: Miss Dashini Harikrishnan
    Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2015 10:15
    Last Modified: 01 Apr 2015 10:15
    URI: http://studentsrepo.um.edu.my/id/eprint/4962

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