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Contemporary Istanbul 2021
We visited "Contemporary Istanbul", which was held for the 15th time this year with the main sponsorship of Akbank, at the Rumeli Halls of the Lütfi Kırdar Congress Center with the students of the Altier Academy Fashion Design Department.
In this exhibition where we had the opportunity to examine the works of Turkey's leading contemporary art galleries and artists; Anna Laudel, Art On Istanbul, Art Refinery, Artopol, Bozlu Art Project, CEP Gallery, C24, Dirimart, Faar Art Gallery, Gallery 77, Binyil, Diani, MCRD, Nev Istanbul, Siyah Beyaz, Galeri/Miz, Gama Gallery, Öktem There were 26 galleries in total, including Aykut, PI Artworks, Piramid Art, Sanatorium, Sevil Dolmacı Art Gallery, Vision Art Platform, X-ist, and Zilberman Gallery, founded by painter Bedri Baykam.
Aylin Zaptçıoğlu, oil on canvas
Tayfun Gülnar , “Molting & Indistinct Blue Seen in Space” , oil on canvas
Tayfun Gülnar, “The Encounter of the Past and the Future” , oil on canvas
ART ON ISTANBUL
Mithat Şen, 3” from the “Alem” Series , painted parchment and gold leaf stretched over the chassis
The works produced by the artist by painting and painting sponges as a respect for nature have been transformed into abstract relief-style sculptures.
ARTOPOL ART GALLERY
Flow of Love
Ali Alisir, "Hybrid Spirits" , unique archival pigment printing
Summer Wheat, “Night Beekeeper III” & “Daykeeper II”
Ardan Özmenoğlu, “You Can't Understand” , wood, neon, fabric
Arda Özmenoğlu, “Vincent vs. Ardan”
Halil Vurucuoğlu, “She Was Murdered”
GALLERY NEV ISTANBUL
Carlos Aires, “Feeling Good” , print on cotton paper, gold pins, mat, handmade wooden frame, museum glass
Carlos Aires, “Bon Appetit II” , porcelain glass plates, forex, magnets
Mehmed Erdener, “The Beauty of Bigotry”, “Make it fit the book”, “Seven Floors of Heaven”
Burçak Bingöl, ceramics
SEVIL DOLLMACI ART GALLERY
Ahmet Güneştekin, “Resurrection” , mixed media
Ahmet Gümüştekin, “The Prayer of the Seven Dervishes” , oil on canvas
Ahmet Gümüştekin, “Seven Sages of the Cave of Secrets” , mixed media
ARTOPOL ART GALLERY
Contemporary Istanbul Foundation was established in 2018 to contribute to the development of contemporary art, to support artists from different principles, to ensure that contemporary art is understood and spread to large masses. Continuing its non-profit activities, the foundation develops projects for the development of contemporary art with its exhibitions, events and educational programs.
Ali Güreli, Chairman of the Board of Contemporary Istanbul, expresses the focus of the 15th edition as follows: “Despite all the difficulties, Contemporary Istanbul continues on its way by creating new opportunities. We developed with Virtual Contemporary Istanbul in 2020. i presented it with the support of BB. Now, in May, we are fulfilling our duty and responsibility to Istanbul and the art market."
Posted by Sümeyra Bıyıklı
After graduating from Istanbul University Faculty of Letters, Art History undergraduate program in 2017, he completed his Pedagogical Formation education at Istanbul University. Bıyıklı, who is currently the Librarian at the Altier Fashion and Beauty Academy, helps our students develop their intellectual infrastructure with R&D studies on history and art. At the same time, he continues his academic studies with Istanbul University History undergraduate program.
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