January 30, 2011

Tekcan Exhibition to Open at Çırağan Palace

The first in a series of exhibitions organized within the framework of celebrating the 50th anniversary of Süleyman Saim Tekcan’s first exhibition will open at the Çırağan Palace Kempinski Art Gallery.

Tekcan gained a school of followers for his style, one that modernized tradition both in original prints and in oil painting. He was an artist who achieved a number of firsts in the art of printing in Turkey.

While stressing the possibility of free expression in art he constantly renewed art and for this purpose established the Istanbul Graphic Arts Museum, or IMOGA.

The Tekcan exhibition, which consists of oil paintings and original prints is free and open 24 hours a day on the entrance floor of Çırağan Palace.

Çırağan Palace Kempinski Art Gallery is also hosting a series of lectures under the title “Çırağan Conversations.”

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