Category: Exhibitions

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11 artists to showcase traditional Turkish arts in new Yunus Emre Institute exhibition ‘The Noble’

For centuries, Turkish culture has encompassed a wide range of art forms, such as calligraphy (hüsn-i hat), paper marbling (ebru), illumination (tezhip), miniature, Turkish ceramic (çini) and batik. A new month-long London exhibition, The Noble, will showcase these traditional Turkish arts, displaying the works of eleven contemporary artists regarded as masters in their respective field. […]

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Miart Gallery’s new “Eclectic” collection features the works of Auguste Rodin and contemporary artists

Mayfair’s Miart Gallery is presenting an exclusive collection of Auguste Rodin bronze sculptures in its upcoming exhibition titled “ECLECTIC’. The works of this world-renowned artist, which celebrate individual character and physicality, will be displayed alongside paintings created by contemporary artists, three of whom are Turkish. French sculptor Rodin lived between 1840 and 1917 and is widely […]

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Turkish homeware brand Karaca to present award-winning Hussein Chalayan collaboration at Design London

One of Turkiye’s most exciting contemporary brands, Karaca, will be appearing at the upcoming four-day Design London exhibition in Greenwich, alongside other cutting edge interior brands from around the world. The homeware brand recently collaborated with globally renowned British Turkish Cypriot designer Hussein Chalayan MBE, who has created an eye-catching, minimalist style, collection of dinner […]

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Colour, culture and wellbeing: interview with Turkish Cypriot artist Ayten Nightingale ahead of her new solo exhibition

If you’re looking to discover and support Turkish creative talent outside of London, then head to theUrban Arts Studio in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, where works by painter and tapestry weaver Ayten Nightingale are currently on display as a group exhibition. From September, even more of Nightingale’s art works will be on show at the […]

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Lefkoşa: From candle clocks to astrological compasses, see Evkaf’s fascinating exhibition of Turkish-Islamic scientific objects exhibition before it ends

Don’t miss the chance to see ‘The History of Turkish-Islamic Science in 100 Objects’, a stunning exhibition showcasing the contribution of Turks and Muslims to science between the 9th and 16th centuries. The exhibition is being held at the historic Bedesten, in the Old City of Lefkoşa (North Nicosia), as part of the 450thbirthday celebrations of Turkish […]

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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.” […]