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Saatchi Gallery to host TA London – the UK’s first-ever major Turkish art exhibition

London is set to get its first major contemporary Turkish art exhibition, TA London, which opens at the prestigious Saatchi Gallery with a VIP preview evening on Tuesday 26 October. The week-long exhibition features 19 internationally acclaimed Turkish artists from Turkey, Cyprus, Azerbaijan and around the world, and 2 international guest artists. Organised by Renko […]

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‘The Four Elements’: new exhibition from Tezhip artist Nagihan Seymour

Artist Nagihan Seymour returns to The Lightbox with a new solo exhibition ‘The Four Elements’, which runs for a fortnight from Monday, 25 May. Through artworks that include paintings and ceramics, Seymour explores the classical elements of Earth, Water, Air and Fire, which were believed by the ancient Greeks to explain the nature and complexities […]

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Stunning UK Turkish community art exhibition goes online

The Yunus Emre Institute in London’s annual Turkish Community Art Exhibition is now truly embedded in the British Turkish community’s social calendar. Now in its third year, the event is bigger than ever before, showcasing 88 art pieces from 51 artists, whittled down from “a great selection of over 140 artworks from over 70 artists.” […]

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Tracey Emin meets Edvard Munch in new Royal Academy of Arts exhibition ‘The Loneliness of the Soul’

The Royal Academy of Arts presents a landmark exhibition bringing together for the first time the work of acclaimed British artist Tracey Emin RA (b.1963) and the Norwegian Expressionist Edvard Munch (1863-1944), two internationally renowned artists born 100 years apart. Long fascinated and inspired by Edvard Munch’s work, Tracey Emin has chosen a selection of […]

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British Turks turn on the talent for the 2nd Turkish Community Art Exhibition

A new exhibition has opened in London showcasing the creative talents of professional and amateur artists of Turkish heritage living in Britain. Titled the 2nd Turkish Community Art Exhibition, and on display at the Yunus Emre Institute (YEI) just off Tottenham Court Road, the artwork includes traditional and contemporary pieces, from oil paintings to sculpture, […]

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Turkish family nostalgia with Memory Matters exhibition, on show at London’s Fitzrovia Gallery

A new short-run exhibition in Central London will get you feeling very nostalgic about Turkish home life. Artist Didem Ünlü, whose paintings have featured in Turkey, Britain and beyond, dips into personal photos from old family albums for her latest exhibition called Memory Matters. The photos are combined with her mother’s textile notebooks and sewing […]

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Fahrelnissa Zeid: Istanbul’s famed abstract artist gets solo retrospective at Tate Modern  

London’s leading contemporary art gallery is currently hosting the works of Turkish female artist Fahrelnissa Zeid. Frances Morris, director of Tate Modern, says this major exhibition is an opportunity to re-appraise the “huge, ornate, decorative, multifaceted, brilliantly coloured, swirling abstract paintings” of this pioneering artist. Born into an elite Ottoman family in 1901, Zeid was […]