A Selection from the Art Collection of The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
The collection of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, which was founded on 3 October 1931, is comprised of modern/contemporary works of art, such as paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, and installations created with different techniques and means of expression by artists of different generations, born between 1882 and 1960, and produced their respective works over a hundred years from 1908 onwards to date. The collection brings into view key current discussions on Turkey and additionally offers an idea about the changing art concepts during this process. Curated by Zeynep Yasa Yaman, Beyond The Apparent: A Selection from the Art Collection of The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey exhibition catalogue showcase a selection from this rich collection. The catalogue includes 61 works by 36 artists.
Date of Publication: 2011
Number of pages: 265
Suna, İnan & İpek Kıraç
10 Beyond the Apparent - Visit to a Collection
|i.||The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey’s Art Collection||12|
|ii.||History of Modern/Contemporary Art in Turkey||15|
|iii.||New Government, New Modernism||42|
|iv.||The 1960: Banning is Banned||64|
|v.||Where is Art? Where is History?||86|
|vi.||Art in a Globalised World||125|
|vii.||A Visit to the 1950-2000 Exhibition||141|
|viii.||What Do You Think?||151|
The exhibition titled “Beyond the Apparent” can also be perceived as an archaeological endeavor, a revisiting or an essay on the harmony between the apparent and what lies beyond it within the constraints of works selected from the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) Art Collection which were considered to be in relation with art historiography, as well as the nature and source of existing information.
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