Ahu Antmen

Guided Tour

January 21, 2016

With the participation of Ahu Antmen, curator of the exhibition Bare, Naked, Nude: A Story of Modernization in Turkish Painting, the tour will offer an opportunity to have a closer look at the exhibition.

Ahu Antmen graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Communications. She obtained an MA in 20th Century Art from London University Goldsmiths College, and completed her PhD on New Approaches in Turkish Art at Mimar Sinan University. She lectures on 20th Century Art, Art Theory and Criticism, Contemporary Art Practice and Contemporary Turkish Art at Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts and Sabancı University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in Istanbul. Her recent publications include Bodies with Identities, Trends in 20th Century Western Art, monographies on Turkish artists Ali Teoman Germaner and Hale Tenger, and the edited volume Art/Gender: Art History and Feminist Criticism

The event is now fully booked - thank you for your interest!

Admission: 30 TL  (Free for Friends of the Museum)
Please email resepsiyon@peramuzesi.org.tr to book your place. Please note that the tour language is Turkish.

 

Bare, Naked, Nude

Bare, Naked, Nude: A Story of Modernization in Turkish Painting aimed to reveal the transformation from the Ottoman Empire into the Republican Era and how the few secretly made paintings at the turn of the 20th century created a new perspective for present times.

Bare, Naked, Nude

The Captive Sultan

The Captive Sultan

The war fought by the Greeks to shake off the Turkish yoke was closely observed around Europe and, this being the era of romanticism, the events taking place around Greece between 1821 and 1832 became a symbol for national liberation struggle.

Istanbul-Paris-Istanbul: Mario Prassinos

Istanbul-Paris-Istanbul: Mario Prassinos

Mario Prassinos liked Istanbul more than the current Istanbulites of today. It is obvious that you can understand this from the article written by her daughter Catherine Prassinos in the Pera Museum's book on the artist.

Cameria (Mihrimah Sultan)

Cameria (Mihrimah Sultan)

Based on similar examples by the European painters in various collections, this work is one of the portraits of Mihrimah Sultan, who was depicted rather often in the 16th century.