Thessaloniki hosts Turk artists show
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
A selection of works by Mustafa Özel, Füruzan Simsek, Aysecan Kurtay, Arda Yalkin are featured.Thessaloniki-based art gallery, Artis Causa, is hosting an exclusive exhibition just for Turkish artists in honor of Thessaloniki’s 100th anniversary celebrations. The gallery will host an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by several contemporary Turkish artists in Thessaloniki on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Greek city’s liberation.
The exhibition, titled “Dostluk” (Friendship), opened Dec. 14 as a joint effort between Muhsin Bilge, one of the most significant art collectors of Turkey, who curated the exhibition, and the Turkish Consulate General in Thessaloniki.
A selection of works by young Mustafa Özel, Füruzan Simsek, Aysecan Kurtay, Arda Yalkin, Didem Ünlü and Hande Sekerciler are featured in the show, which will run until Jan. 30. The nostalgic atmosphere of Istanbul coupled with the tradition of the Orient is a theme of inspiration for the artists whose works are presented in the exhibition.