BURCU YAĞCIOĞLU, MUSEUM ACQUISITION, ISTANBUL MODERN

Galerist is pleased to announce the acquisition of Burcu Yağcıoğlu’s two drawings by Istanbul Modern Museum’s permenant collection. Yağcıoğlu’s practice encompasses drawing, video, collage and painting. Her work explores the interrelations, shifts and influences between species, natures and fictions. Working with various visual systems and products, such as gif animations, cookbooks and encyclopaedias, she creates […]

2.05.2018 / / BURCU YAĞCIOĞLU

PARIS VILLE LUMIÈRE, CARNAVALET MUSEUM, PARIS, FRANCE

Paris Ville Lumière (1974), an artwork by Nil Yalter and Judy Blum, recently acquired by the Carnavalet Museum in Paris was digitalized and projected in the night of October 7th after 8pm on the walls, at the corner of 2-4 rue des Quatre-Fils and rue vieille du Temple, facing the Cafe La Perle.  The work […]

28.11.2017 / , / NİL YALTER

‘Rotunda I, II, III’ Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey

Galerist is pleased to announce the acquisition of TUNCA’s  trilogy of drawings ‘Rotunda I, II, II’ by Istanbul Modern. ‘Rotunda I, II, III’ is inspired by the water reservoirs of a camp located in Birkenau, three kilometers west of Auschwitz. His works hold visual clues to the ways in which flaneurism and a relational urban […]

1.12.2016 / / TUNCA

‘Topak Ev’, Vehbi Koç Foundation Collection, Istanbul, Turkey

Galerist is pleased to announce that Nil Yalter’s installation “Topak Ev” along with drawings and collages (1973), is now part of VKV Collection. “Topak Ev” is an historic masterpiece, its form borrowed from the ancestral traditions of the Anatolian nomads. The piece represents the circular ‘women’s tent’, revisited by Yalter both technically (a metal structure […]

5.09.2016 / / NİL YALTER

‘Pregnant Haliç II’, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

Galerist is proud to announce that “Pregnant Haliç II” (2015) by artist Elif Uras has been added to the permanent collection of Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET). www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/708315. “Pregnant Haliç II” was produced in 2015 at İznik Foundation Ateliers with the kind support of SAHA Foundation. The piece was initially exhibited at Uras’ solo show at […]

25.08.2016 / / ELİF URAS

‘Temporary Dwellings’, Tate Modern, London, UK

Nil Yalter’s installation dated from 1974 to 1976, “Temporary Dwellings”, is on view at Tate Modern’s new building in London, opened on 17 June 2016, as part of the permanent collection. “Temporary Dwellings”, the work in which Nil Yalter uses cities as sites of observation and research, was produced during the period from 1974 to […]

10.05.2016 / / NİL YALTER

“I Saved My Belly Dancer”, Perez Art Museum Permanent Collection, Miami, USA

Youssef Nabil’s video “I Saved My Belly Dancer” is now part of the permanent collection of The Pérez Art Museum in Miami (PAMM). “I Saved My Belly Dancer” is a poetic depiction of Youssef’s fascination with belly dancers and his anxiety over the disappearance of the art form that is unique to the Middle East. […]

1.05.2016 / / YOUSSEF NABIL

‘Pink New York’, Istanbul Modern Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

Nil Yalter’s “Pink New York” is now part of the Istanbul Modern Museum permanent collection. It comprises of hand painted polaroids documenting Yalter’s significant works “NeuenKirchen” (1975), “Orient Express” (1976) and “Chevalier d’Éon” (1978) along with her personal archives during the period she lived in New York.

23.09.2015 / / NİL YALTER

‘Rahime’, Vehbi Koç Foundation Collection, Istanbul, Turkey

Nil Yalter’s video, ‘Rahime’, dated 1979, has been acquired by VKV Collection. ‘Rahime’ is the story of a woman who lived on the periphery of Istanbul. Rahime is a cleaner lady Yalter met at a friend’s home. The video reveals Rahime’s immigration from Diyarbakır to ghettoes of Istanbul. It also discusses subjects such as customs, […]

12.05.2015 / / NİL YALTER

‘Imminence of Desire’, Istanbul Modern Museum, Permanent Collection, Istanbul, Turkey

Hussein Chalayan’s installation, ‘Imminence of Desire’, dated 2011, has been acquired by Istanbul Modern. ‘Imminence of Desire’ examines Istanbul’s place within a cultural and historical context. Over thousands of years Istanbul has had over approximately 150 names. Each name reflects a particular culture’s attachment to the city. Remarkably diverse cultures have at one time or […]

10.03.2015 / / HUSSEIN CHALAYAN

‘You Never Left’, Barjeel Art Foundation Collection, Sharjah, UAE

‘You Never Left’; Youssef Nabil’s video, dated 2010, has been acquired by Barjeel Art Foundation. In this piece, Youssef Nabil reverently and inventively revisits the aesthetic characteristics of Egyptian cinema’s golden age – the stars, technicolor, the type of film stock – that inspired his own calling as an artist. Its very form embodies the […]

7.03.2015 / / YOUSSEF NABIL

‘I am Sad Leyla’, Istanbul Modern Museum, Permanent Collection, Istanbul, Turkey

Hussein Chalayan’s installation, ‘I am Sad Leyla’ has been acquired by Istanbul Modern. The installation is a nuanced combination of audio, film, sculpture and musical notation that creates a “disembodied experience” of a performance of a traditional Turkish classical composition by Sertab Erener, accompanied by an orchestra. Here, Chalayan examines the experience of music as […]

5.12.2014 / / HUSSEIN CHALAYAN

‘Natacha Atlas, Cairo, 2000′, LACMA Collection, Los Angeles, USA

Youssef Nabil’s ‘Natacha Atlas, Cairo, 2000’ has been acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Nabil’s distinctive technique of hand-colouring silver gelatin photographs removes the blemishes of reality and recalls the heyday of Egyptian film. The artist disrupts prevalent notions of colour photography and painting, as well as assumptions about the type […]

2.12.2014 / / YOUSSEF NABIL

‘CONVERTED_01′, MAK-AUSTRIAN MUSEUM OF APPLIED ARTS, CONTEMPORARY ART COLLECTION, VIENNA, AUSTRIA

:mentalKLINIK’S ‘Converted_01’ is now part of Mak- Austrian Museum of Applied Arts’ permanent collection.

12.03.2014 / / :MENTALKLINIK

‘Untitled 3′ & ‘Untitled 4′ from ‘INtheVISIBLE’ series, Renault Collection, France

Two works of Arslan Sükan’s “INtheVISIBLE” series, are now part of the Renault Art Collection. By addressing the notions of spatial memory, presentation and representation, the works in this series enhance the confrontation between visibility and invisibility in social and phenomenological terms. Sukan proposes a phenomenal situation, challenging the viewer on the realism of the photograph […]

19.11.2013 / / ARSLAN SÜKAN

‘Harem’, Vehbi Koç Foundation Collection, Istanbul, Turkey

The first edition of Nil Yalter’s video installation “Harem”,  has been acquired by Vehbi Koç Foundation’s permanent collection. “Harem” is evolved out of the materials that Yalter compiled in consideration of her researches through many years. It is based on the fictional story of two handmaiden living in Topkapı Palace during the Ottoman Empire. Images […]

1.11.2013 / / NİL YALTER

‘Mirage’, Borusan Contemporary Art Collection, Istanbul, Turkey

The second edition of Serkan Özkaya’s video installation “Mirage”, has been acquired by  Borusan Contemporary Art Collection. “Mirage” gives permanence to the instant of an airplane’s passage by using its shadow as the only object. .. Without making any intervention on the space itself other than light adjustments, Özkaya presents a situation that reverses the […]

20.10.2013 / / SERKAN ÖZKAYA

‘Untitled’ & ‘Untitled’, Copelouzos Museum, Permanent Collection, Athens, Greece

Rasim Aksan’s works “Untitled” and “Untitled” are added to the permanent collection of Copelouzos Museum. In his works introduced in his first solo exhibition at Galerist, Aksan applies acrylic, calligraphy ink and marbling paint to the airbrush technique as an addition to oil paint. Rasim Aksan’s works, known for their figurative and hyperrealistic characteristics, are […]

1.03.2013 / / RASİM AKSAN

‘Saturn’ & ‘Mercury’, Copelouzos Museum, Permanent Collection, Athens, Greece

Viron Erol Vert’s works “Saturn” and “Mercury” are added to the permanent collection of Copelouzos Museum. The wooden wall sculptures, presented by Galerist in the artist’s last solo exhibition ‘7 Curtains’, are as pieces of a conceptual whole of Vert’s works of different media and techniques. By connecting the colorful collages with a futuristic dynamism […]

1.03.2013 / / VİRON EROL VERT

‘Temporary Dwellings’, Tate Modern, Permanent Collection, London, UK

The title of this multimedia installation ‘Temporary Dwellings’ (1974/76) reflects the perishable nature of the run-down places where the workers lived, if not the workers themselves. Nil Yalter travelled through not only France and Belgium but also Turkey and the United States to interview them,much like an ethnographer taking field notes. The videos recorded in black and […]

1.02.2013 / / NİL YALTER

‘DOUBLE CHERRY’, ISTANBUL MODERN MUSEUM, PERMANENT COLLECTION, ISTANBUL, TURKEY

:mentalKLINIK ‘Double Cherry’, dated 2011, has been acquired for Istanbul Modern’s permanent collection and is now on view as part of “Past and Present” exhibition. The work was exhibited for the first time at Galerist Hasköy, as part of the exhibition titled “That’s Fucking Awsome” curated by Jerome Sans. With its smooth cast alimium body […]

1.01.2013 / / :MENTALKLINIK

‘Untitled’, Istanbul Modern Museum, Permanent Collection, Istanbul, Turkey

Rasim Aksan’s “Untitled” has been acquired for Istanbul Modern’s permanent collection and is now on view as part of “Past and Present” exhibition.  ‘Untitledi’, which is created by using oil and acrylic paint alongside calligraphy and marbling ink, with the latter applied by airbrush, was first exhibited as a part of artists most recent solo […]

1.12.2012 / / RASİM AKSAN

‘Natacha and Crown’ and ‘Lonely Pasha’, Gugenheim Abu Dhabi, Permanent Collection, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Youssef Nabil’s works, titled ‘Natacha and Crown’ and  ‘Lonely Pasha’ have been acquired for Guggenheim Abu Dhabi’s permanent collection. Additionally the artist has been invited to discuss about his works during ‘Talking Art Series’ which is organized by Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. Through the forum which is a platform for the sharing of ideas and for […]

1.12.2012 / / YOUSSEF NABIL

‘Untitled’, Istanbul Modern Museum, Permanent Collection, Istanbul, Turkey

Haluk Akakçe’s “Untitled” has been acquired for Istanbul Modern’s permanent collection and is now on view as part of “Past and Present” exhibition. This five-panel painting was first exhibited as part of artists most recent solo show at Galerist titled “Love Time Garden”. The work is composed of nine framed acrylic paintings on paper attached […]

12.05.2012 / / HALUK AKAKÇE

‘(Untitled)Sea of Tranquility’, Vehbi Koç Foundation, Permanent Collection, Istanbul, Turkey

The first edition of Seza Paker’s “Untitled(Sea of Tranquility)” is now part of Vehbi Koç Foundation’s permanent collection. “Sea of Tranquility” is the name given to a crater on the moon; as it is the most convenient landing spot for the astronauts. In this context “Sea of Tranquility” highlights a new ideal that is not […]

17.01.2012 / / SEZA PAKER

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