Fans from past to present
Sabancı Museum’s new exhibition, “Fans from Past to Present,” opened to the public at the S.U. Sakıp Sabancı Museum (SSM) with a selection of rare fans.
The exhibition is presenting art lovers the private collection of Nurcan Artam, the CEO of Artam Antik, which consists of around 120 rare fans dating back to between 1720 and 1900, as well as oil paintings that reflect the importance of fans as one of the most interesting accessories in the history of clothing.
In addition, opera binoculars depicting gold, porcelain and enamel workmanship are also at the exhibition, reflecting the opera culture of yesteryear. The exhibition, which is highlighting the importance of fans throughout history in fashion, ceremonies and even during wars, will be open until Aug. 25.