‘Cecil Beaton: Portraits’ with Merih Akoğul

Guided Tour

May 28, 2015 / 19:00

In this tour, organized in the context of the exhibition Cecil Beaton: Portraits, writer and photographer Merih Akoğul discusses Beaton’s place in the tradition of portrait photography. Having carried this genre to a different level with his intuitive approach and unique style, leading 20th-century photographer Beaton is presented through the portraits he captured of actors, writers, artists, politicians, and royal family members.

Admission: 30 TL
(Free for Friends of the Museum)

Please email peradostu@peramuzesi.org.tr to book your place. Please note that the tour language is Turkish.

Temporary Exhibition

Cecil Beaton

One of the most significant and multi-faceted photographers of the 20th century, Cecil Beaton’s (1904-1980) captivating portraits were exhibited for the first time in Turkey at Pera Museum.

Cecil Beaton

Paris Without End (1959-1965)

Paris Without End (1959-1965)

In the 60s, Alberto Giacometti paid homage to Paris, the city where he lived, by drawing its streets, cafés, and more private places like his studio and the apartment of his wife, Annette. These drawings would make up his last book, Paris sans fin (Paris Without End). 

A Photographer’s Biography Pascal Sebah

A Photographer’s Biography Pascal Sebah

Following the opening of his studio, “El Chark Societe Photographic,” on Beyoğlu’s Postacılar Caddesi in 1857, the Levantine-descent Pascal Sébah moves to yet another studio next to the Russian Embassy in 1860 with a Frenchman named A. Laroche, who, apart from having worked in Paris previously, is also quite familiar with photographic techniques.

Contemporary Ceramics From Around the World: 10 Artists, 10 Works

Contemporary Ceramics From Around the World: 10 Artists, 10 Works

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!