Young Expansion in Contemporary Turkish Art

June 8 - September 30, 2005

The Young Expansion in Contemporary Art exhibition opened as one of the events organised in association with the International Art Association's Third European General Assembly, which was held at Pera Museum, June 16th -18th, 2005. The exhibition presented works by 61 artists, all under the age of 35.

Exhibition Concept and Design: Mehmet Güleryüz

Artists: Serkan Adın, Murat Akagündüz, Neslinur Akgün, Burcu Aksoy, Murat Aksoy, Ömer Yiğit Aral, Burcu Arısoy, Ansen Atilla, Deniz Aygün, Can Aytekin, Yahya Bağcı, Tufan Baltalar, Ragıp Bazmazölmez, Banu Birecikligil, Berna Bermek, Antonio Cosentino, Seçil Çeliktürk, Yunus Emre Dokumacı, Nermin Er, Burçin Erdi, Yasemin Erdin, Hümeyra Erkmen, Tuğrul Emre Feyzoğlu, Leyla Gediz, Deniz Gül, Nilbar Güreş, Seda Hepsev, İlke İlter, Gülveli Kaya, Serpil Kapor Kılıç, Huri Kiriş, Veysel Kurucu, Sevil Kutlu, Nuri Kuzucan, Erdem Küçükköroğlu, Nathalie Mamboury, Mustafa Orkun Müftüoğlu, Enis Özbek, Dilek Alkan Özdemir, Mehmet Özen, Pelin Özgöçen, Erhan Özışıklı, Aslı Özok, Burcu Perçin, Seçkin Pirim, Ahmet Polat, Ekin Saçlıoğlu, Çağrı Saray, Barış Sarıbaş, Nursel Sarıkaya, Seçil Solak, Şevket Sönmez, Hasan Şahbaz, Başak Leman Şimşek, Emre Tandırlı, Yasemin Nur Toksoy, Aslı Torcu, Ayça Tüylüoğlu, Alpaslan Uçar, Yasemin Yılmaz, Erdoğan Zümrütoğlu.

 

Exhibition Catalogue

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Young Expansion (

Young Expansion ( exhibition opened as one of the activities organised on the occasion of the International Art Association's Third European General Assembly that was held at Pera Museum...

Game of Mangala

Game of Mangala

Three figures in Eastern dress are shown in repose against an exotic landscape, smoking pipes and playing mangala. Inventories of the royal collections from 1739 identify the members of this group as the royal eunuch Matthias and two odalisques. 

Baby King

Baby King

1638, the year Louis XIV was born –his second name, Dieudonné, alluding to his God-given status– saw the diffusion of a cult of maternity encouraged by the very devout Anne of Austria, in thanks for the miracle by which she had given birth to an heir to the French throne. Simon François de Tours (1606-1671) painted the Queen in the guise of the Virgin Mary, and the young Louis XIV as the infant Jesus, in the allegorical portrait now in the Bishop’s Palace at Sens.

With Her Beloved Diego, Mexico, Nickolas and the Masterpieces She Painted From Her Bed: Frida Kahlo

With Her Beloved Diego, Mexico, Nickolas and the Masterpieces She Painted From Her Bed: Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907 in Coyoacán, Mexico. Exactly 47 years from now, before she died in the same city and her beloved Mexico, many things would happen; she’d meet Diego Rivera, become a world-renowned artist, and allow many of her fans to dress like her on Halloween.