The Beginnings; Different Approaches to the Drawing 2005

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This year’s exhibition as a part of ‘The Beginnings: Different Approaches to Drawing’ series opens on 20th April at Sabancı University Kasa Gallery. Works of three artists who produce in different genre and media will be on show until 28th May2005.

Drawing, which starts as scribbles on pieces of paper and is considered as the foreshadow of the creative process, is the focus of the series and this year’s participating artists are Bayram Candan sculptor, Esat Tekand painter and Murat Yılmaz advertorial art director.

The exhibition proposes diverse attitudes in language of drawing; Bayram Candan’s installation composed of metal wire figurines and clocks, which carries the perception of drawing to the third dimension, Esat Tekand’s preparatory sketches for various stage and costume designs, and Murat Yılmaz’s drawings of ‘meeting doodling’ grouped under various themes, will be on show.


Bayram Candan graduated from Trakya University Ceramics Department in 1985 and from Dokuz Eylül University Fine Arts Faculty Department of Sculpture in 1990. Worked at Ege Seramik, İzmir State Theater and İzmir Konak Municipality. Established his workshop in 1992. Produced various sculptural works using materials such as metal, wood and bronze in Turkey and abroad. His latest exhibitions were Yalama Olmuş Cıvatalar, Ser-gi-ysi Ateş Performansı, and Ser-gi-ysi Vitrin Sergisi.

Esat Tekand Since 1980 presented many solo exhibitions with his works of painting and sculpture and participated in group exhibitions at home and abroad. Worked as an art director in productions for cinema and theater, designed and illustrated various book covers. Currently works in Istanbul.

Murat Yılmaz Graduated from Marmara University , Department of Graphical Design. Worked as a graphic designer in advertisement for 18 years. Awarded many advertising and graphical design prizes, currently works as an art director at Medina/Turgul.

Open through 20 April – 28 May 2005

Kasa Gallery
Sabancı Üniversitesi İletişim Merkezi
Bankalar caddesi No: 2 Karaköy- İstanbul

For info: tel: 0212 292 49 39

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