The program consists of five films from the Desmet Collection. The compilation is built to resemble the common practice of the early 1910s theatre-going experience, starting with a comedy, followed by short fiction or non-fiction films, and a feature, often finishing again with a short comedy.
Visiting the Coffee Break and The Art of Weights and Measures exhibitions, participants discover the repetitive, symmetrical and ornate motifs of tiles and ceramics and the symbols on lead weights and clay tablets. In the workshop, they add dimension to their designs.
Pera Classics continues in June with a concert themed “A Summer Night”. A flute quartet brought together exclusively for this occasion, the “Pera Kuartet” performs works by J. Pachelbel, J.S. Bach, W.A. Mozart, F. Schubert, G. Bizet, and F. Devienne for the audience of Pera Museum.
Pera Museum presents Özcan Ertek’s interactive sound installation Acoustic Horizon, inspired by the Suna and Inan Kıraç Foundation Orientalist Painting Collection. The installation plays soundscapes driven from the paintings in the Intersecting Worlds: Ambassadors and Painters exhibition, using an electronic compass that operates according to the direction of the horn.
Although traditionally used as a medium for functional or decorative objects, ceramic has become a medium that is increasingly used by contemporary. Here is the work of some important contemporary ceramic artists from around the world!
The exhibition Paula Rego: The Story of Stories, curated by Alistair Hicks, shows how Rego authentically confronts oppression, authority, and institutional violence while not being afraid to reveal her personal nature and socio-political context.
Having brought Osman Hamdi Bey’s works to hundreds of thousands of art enthusiasts, Pera Museum presents its visitors the opportunity to experience his working environment and much-admired painting The Tortoise Trainer, through virtual reality.
Jean-Léon Gérôme is among the most renowned artists of the second half of the 19th century. One of the most fervent advocates of academic painting, Gérôme declared a personal war against modern movements such as Impressionism.
A Salon exhibition held in the Grand Palais in Paris on May 1, 1906 showcased an Ottoman painting. This was Osman Hamdi Bey’s famous “Tortoise Trainer”. The catalogue for the exhibition, managed by Ludovic Baschet, featured 1734 paintings and 845 sculptures. Number 783, painted by “Hamdy Bey” was titled “L’homme aux tortues”
The publication accompanying the exhibition includes the curatorial text by Refik Akyüz and Serdar Darendeliler,as well as articles penned for the catalogue by seven different academics, researchers and writers, who work, do research, inspired by the works of the exhibited artists.
The publication accompanying the exhibition includes the curatorial text by Alistair Hicks titled “No Single Story Tells the Story”, as well as a text written by the artist Leylâ Gediz looking at Rego’s practice through a personal lens.
The first female photographer of Turkey to have received an academic training, Yıldız Moran's photographs (1932-1995) was presented in a comprehensive exhibition for the first time at Pera Museum.
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