Tradition, Culture and Modernity: Contemporary Art from Turkey

2 December 2014 – 31 January 2015

The “Tradition, Culture and Modernity: Contemporary Art from Turkey” exhibition showcase some of the best pieces of artworks selected from the collection of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey. Curated by Prof Mümtaz Sağlam, an academician and art critic from Turkey, this exhibition primarily highlights the distinctive thoughts and perceptions that assumed increasing importance during the process of westernisation.

This exhibition is the first of its kind collaboration between the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Embassy of the Republic of Turkey and Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. A total of stunning 26 pieces of paintings from 17 artists will be exhibited from Tuesday, 2 December 2014 until 31 January 2015 at the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur.

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