Frédéric Hitzel

Curator's Tour

November 12, 2016 / 11:00

Join curator Frédéric Hitzel for a tour of the  “Félix Ziem: Wanderer on the Sea of Light” exhibition. The tour will offer a unique insight to the works of the exhibition.

About Frédéric Hitzel
Frédéric Hitzel gained his PhD in History at University of Paris IV-Sorbonne and is now Scholar of the Department of Turkish Studies Center (CETOBAC) at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris.
He is author of Couleurs de la Corne d’Or. Peintres voyageurs à la Sublime Porte (Paris, ACR, 2002); Artisans et commerçants du Grand Turc (Paris, Les Belles-Lettres, 2007).
He is the co-author with Jacques Perrot and Robert Anhegger, Hatice Sultan ile Melling Kalfa Mektuplar (Istanbul, Tarih Vakfı Yurt Yayınları, 2001); with Mireille Jacotin, Iznik. L’aventure d’une collection (Paris, RMN, 2005) and with François Georgeon, Les Ottomans et le temps (Leiden, Brill, 2011).
Curator of the exhibition Dil Oğlanları ve Tercümanlar (Istanbul, Fransız Sarayı, 1995), Colors of the Orient, Arts and lifestyles in the Ottoman Empire (Bruxelles, Boghossian Foundation, 2010-2011) and Committee member of the Topkapı au Château de Versailles (Versailles museum, 1999) and Anatolia. Home of Eternity in Europalia Arts Festival Turkey (Bruxelles, 2015-2016).
He was the Secretary of the 14th International Congress of Turkish Art (Paris, 19-21 Sept. 2011).

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.

The tour will be in French with consecutive translation into Turkish.

 

Temporary Exhibition

Félix Ziem

French artist Félix Ziem is one of the most original landscape painters of the 19th century. The exhibition Wanderer on the Sea of Light presented Ziem as an artist who left his mark on 19th century painting and who is mostly known for his paintings of Istanbul and Venice, where the city and the sea are intertwined. 

 Félix Ziem

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Pera Museum presented a talk on Nicola Lorini’s video installation For All the Time, for All the Sad Stones, bringing together the artists Nicola Lorini, Gülşah Mursaloğlu and Ambiguous Standards Institute to focus on concepts like measuring, calculation, standardisation, time and change.

Transition to Sculpture

Transition to Sculpture

If Manolo Valdés’s paintings convey a search for materiality, his sculpture does so even more. Today, sculpture has taken over most of his workspace, his time, and his efforts.

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.