Ahu Antmen

Guided Tour

January 21, 2016 / 19:00

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.

 

Temporary Exhibition

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

Portrait of a Bullfighter (1797)

Portrait of a Bullfighter (1797)

The man is depicted in three-quarters view, turning straight to the viewers with a penetrating glance. The background is grey, while the clothes, the hair, and cap are black. 

Louis Isadore Kahn (1901-1974)

Louis Isadore Kahn (1901-1974)

Louis Isadore Kahn was born in 1901 to a Jewish family in Pärnu, Russia (today Estonia), far from Philadelphia where he spent his whole life, worked, fell in love, and breathed his last. Kahn family emigrated to America when he was five years old. 

Turquerie

Turquerie

Having penetrated the Balkans in the fourteenth century, conquered Constantinople in the fifteenth, and reached the gates of Vienna in the sixteenth, the Ottoman Empire long struck fear into European hearts.