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

Ottoman Music and Entertainment from the Perspective of Painters

Ottoman Music and Entertainment from the Perspective of Painters

When we examine the Ottoman-themed paintings of indoor everyday life by western painters, musical entertainment attracts attention as a fundamental aspect of the lifestyle.

Serpent Head

Serpent Head

The Greek god Apollo and his son Asklepios presided over the realm of medicine and healing. Apollo was also the god of light and sun, whose solar symbolism and association with medicine would become linked to Christ the Physician, and the resurrected.

Venuses Throughout History

Venuses Throughout History

José Sancho does not conceal the voluptuousness of his female torsos; he highlights it. These torsos are symmetrical from front, but on the other hand, from the side, the juxtaposition of concave and convex forms creates dynamism.