Thessaloniki hosts Turk artists show

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

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 Ozel, Furuzan Simsek, Aysecan Kurtay, Arda Yalkin, Didem Unlu and Hande Sekerciler are featured in the show, which will run until Jan. 30.

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