Turkey’s first museum of contemporary and modern artwork Istanbul Modern will welcome those that have opted to stay in Istanbul during the upcoming Qurban Bayram holiday, extra generally referred to as Eid al-Adha outdoors the nation.
Thousands of Istanbulites go away town yearly over the Islamic holiday as a chance to go to their prolonged household, however those that resolve to keep within the metropolis this 12 months will probably be in a position to plunge into the period of the 1950s by paying a go to to Istanbul Modern.
New exhibition assortment
Istanbul Modern will current its new exhibition assortment, which displays Turkey’s modern artwork from the 1950s. The assortment brings collectively summary and figurative artworks from nature and the surroundings that helped form the creative tradition in Turkey.
On the second ground of the museum, visitors will encounter worldwide works of latest artwork impressed by nature and the surroundings. The exhibition will concentrate on current works by artists captivated with environmental issues, with nature mirrored of their work, sculptures, movies, installations and images.
On the third ground of the museum, a chronological summary and figurative image of the event of Turkey’s artwork tradition within the 1950s will await viewers. The exhibition, which incorporates works that will probably be introduced for the primary time to the general public, consists of 40 works by 30 artists from two completely different generations, particularly Kuzgun Acar, Haluk Akakçe, Erol Akyavaş, Tomur Atagök, Alper Aydın, Jennifer Steinkamp, Ziya Tacir, Canan Tolon, F. Tülin, Ömer Uluç, Fahrelnissa Zeid and lots of others.
‘Guests: Artists and craftspeople’
The Istanbul Development Agency (ISTKA) supported by the International Artist Residency Program below the revolutionary and artistic Istanbul Support Program organized the primary assembly of artists from all over the world with Istanbul’s craftspeople on the roof of the museum.
The artists taking part in this system, which goals to improve curiosity in Istanbul on a worldwide scale, labored with masters of many crafts from wooden carving to carpet weaving, metallic plastering and quilt making. The works within the exhibition have been curated by Öykü Özsoy and Ümit Mesci, from Istanbul Modern. The artists primarily centered on craft and custom in manufacturing processes or carried out their works with completely different supplies and strategies.
‘Lütfi Özkök: Portraits’
Providing a platform for artists working within the course of literary and creative portraits, the museum can even current an exhibition of portrait images by Lütfi Özkök, whose works take the viewer on a visible journey from the 1950s to the 1990s when Özkök started his profession in images and publishing in literary magazines.
More than 80 portraits of writers and artists are included in a variety compiled from the archive in Stockholm, the place the world-famous artist lived for a while. The exhibition options 89 portraits of 24 authors and Nobel laureates.
Istanbul Modern will probably be open to visitors during the holiday, on Aug. 1-2.