Turkish Artists at Louis Vuitton Foundation Paris

on Saturday, 03 November 2012. Posted in October, November, December

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From 10 October 2012 until 6 January 2013 the Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton in Paris is showing an exhibition focusing on the Turkish contemporary art scene with a selection of 11 conceptual artists from Turkey. Hervé Mikaeloff curated the exhibition titled “Journeys - Wanderings in Contemporary Turkey,” and brings both established and emerging artists together.

Each year, since its opening in 2006, Espace Louis Vuitton focuses on a different country’s art scene. After Russia, [South] Korea, Chile and Indonesia, they decided to explore Turkey's art scene in 2012.

Exhibited works are landscapes by Murat Akagündüz, Gözde Ilkin’s travel journal, maps by Murat Morova and Hale Tenger. Other artists exhibited are Ali Taptik and Ihsan Oturmak, Canan, Halil Altindere, Tayfun Serttas, Silva Bingaz and Ceren Oykut.

Exhibition View “Journeys-Wanderings in Contemporary Turkey,”
Exhibition View “Journeys - Wanderings in Contemporary Turkey,” Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris

Halil Altindere,
Halil Altindere, "No Man's Land," 2012. Courtesy the Arist and PILOT Galeri Istanbul.

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