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56Ankara Gallery News for 1998-1999 season

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    Oct 1, 1998
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      Ankara Gallery News for 1998-1999 season

      * China Zigong Lantern Festival
      * The Ergin Inan Exhibition
      * Ankara Vakko Art Gallery
      * Sekerbank is presenting the latest works of Suleyman Karakul
      * Adil Salih at The Emlak Art Gallery
      * Orhan Akkaplan
      * Cankaya Municipality featuring Ukranian Artists

      Ankara - At last, what all Ankara art lovers have been waiting for the
      new exhibition season is slowly starting. In the next few weeks there
      are some very interesting exhibitions around Ankara.

      * China Zigong Lantern Festival

      The Lantern Festival is a popular traditional cultural activity of the
      Chinese people. The people in Zigong, Sichuan Provice, had the custom
      of holding lantern fair in the Spring Festival as early as the Tang
      (618-907 AD) and the Song (960-1279) Dynasties. The Zigong lanterns
      are well-known for their meticulous designs and ingenious execution.
      They are highly appreciated for their harmony with the background,
      showing visitors a stereoscopic beautiful picture. The lanterns are
      considered exotic flowers in the Chinese garden of art, and they are
      made in various patterns and designs; dragon, phoenix, peacock,
      butterfly, golden fish, lotus as well as human figures. The material
      for making lanterns are of great variety: bamboo, wood, silk,paper and
      glass, etc. All these demonstrate the imagination, ingenuity,
      creativity and consummate skills of the Chinese people.

      This exhibition in joint effort between the Ambassador of The People's
      Republic of China Mr. Kuangyi YAO and the General Director of
      Vakifbank Mr. Altan Kocer. The exhibition is open from Sept. 22 - Oct.
      9, from 9.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m. every day except Saturday and Sunday,
      Ugur Mumcu Cad. No: 78 G.O.P.

      * The Ergin Inan Exhibition

      After a three year absence Galeri Nev is presenting the works of Mr.
      Ergin Inan. This will be the first exhibition of the 1998-99 season
      that Galeri Nev is displaying. Inan, has for years been exhibiting his
      work both on a national and international platform, which included
      cities like, Berlin, Munich, Cleveland, Bradford, London, Cul des
      Sarts, Fredrikstad. He has also had exhibitions in both Istanbul and
      Ankara. Ankara art lovers can see Inan's latest work from October 2 -
      November 3 everyday except Sunday from 11.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m., at
      Gezegen Sok. 5 G.O.P.

      * Ankara Vakko Art Gallery

      From September 29 - October 19 The Vakko Art Gallery will be
      presenting the recent works of Yurdun, who was born 1947 in Samsun.
      After finishing her primary, junior and senior highschool, Yurdun went
      to Paris in 1968 and completed the rest of her education at the Paris
      National Faculty of Fine Arts. Yurdun has had solo exhibitions in both
      Istanbul and Ankara. Her latest work can be seen at the Vakko Art
      Gallery, Ataturk Bulv. 113, Yenisehir everyday except Sunday from
      10.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.

      * Sekerbank is presenting the latest works of Suleyman Karakul from
      Sept.9-26 at their art gallery on Ataturk Blv. No: 171, everyday from
      10.30 a.m. - 7.00 p.m. except Saturday, Sunday and official holidays.

      * Adil Salih The Emlak Art Gallery, situated at No: 104 Tunali Hilmi
      Cad., is exhibiting the works of Adil Salih. Born in 1964 at Trabzon,
      opened his first solo exhibition at the State Gallery of Fine Arts in
      1983. After spending time overseas, upon his return Salih return to
      Trabzon where he became the director of the Municipality of Trabzon
      Gallery of Fine Art. In 1994 he settled in Istanbul where he still
      resides. Salih has had many successful solo exhibitions in both
      Istanbul and Ankara, as well as overseas. Adil Salih's latest works
      can be viewed everyday from 10.00 a.m.- 7.00 p.m. except Sunday and
      official holidays.

      * Orhan Akkaplan

      The latest work of this well known artist can be seen at Galeri ANKA,
      from Sept.26 - Oct. 14 everyday except Sunday from 10.30 a.m. - 7.30
      p.m. Guniz Sk. 12/4 Kavaklidere.

      * The with assistance of the Cankaya Municipality, Ukranian Artists are
      presenting their first ever painting and photo exhibition, at the
      Cankaya Municipality Art Gallery. This exhibition will be open from
      Sept.21 - Oct.3 at Kennedy cad. 4 Kavaklidere, everyday from 10.00
      a.m. - 6.00 p.m.

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