Art news from ‘Gallery Apel’

Gallery Apel, Istanbul: Glove Factory

Aslımay Altay Göney  / “Glove Factory” / “Handschuhfabrik”  2 November – 7 December 2013 Galeri Apel hosts Aslımay Altay Göney’s exhibition “Glove Factory” between 2 November – 7 December 2013. The artist, who lives and works in Germany and Turkey, continues her journey in travel and road stories, which are the initial source of her […]

Gallery Apel, Istanbul: Restless Leg

Bahadır Yıldız restless leg 05.17.-06.22.2013 Bahadır Yıldız’s 6th solo exhibition at Gallery Apel is centered on sculptures constructed around orthopedic shoe lasts made for different types of feet. At first glance the objects merely look like shoe lasts, but in the artist’s world they have actually

Gallery Apel, Istanbul: The nature of the line

yıldız şermet "çizginin tabiatı II" [06.04.2013 – 11.05.2013] yıldız şermet "cyprus trees I-II" 25×37 cm Yıldız Şermet, who in her art generally prefers wire as a material, is having her 5th solo exhibition at Gallery Apel, choosing for theme line as a pictorial language. The

Gallery Apel: Clothing

"giyim kuşam”-"clothing”  19.01-23.02.2013  Gallery Apel organizes a new group show, “clothing”, between January 19 and February 23.  The exhibition reveals the transformation of clothing; from Adam and Eve's shameful stance to the current obsession with personal appearance. Clothing, as a distinctive factor between human beings and other living creatures, is used for different purposes. Instead […]

Gallery APEL: moment_space

canan dağdelen "an_uzam"-"moment_space" [08.12.2012 – 12.01.2013] In her exhibition moment_space situated at the space of Gallery Apel, Canan Dağdelen draws attention to the “moment”, which is defined in relation to the concepts of space and time as the shortest indivisible time period, or the shortest span of time almost equal to the blink of an […]

Galeri Apel: Prefix & Suffix

Prefix & Suffix Şakir Gökçebağ Duration: December 08, 2012- March 02, 2013 With his solo exhibition Prefix & Sufix, Şakir Gökçebağ, born in 1965 in Turkey, gives proof of his virtuosity in fusing puns and creation thus producing astounding objects, sculptures, collages, and photographs. For this purpose he finds simple media and banal appliances of […]

Gallery Apel, Istanbul: One Day…

Esma Paçal Turam – "Günlerden Bir Gün" // "One Day…" 12.04.2012 – 20.05.2012 Another new day, As always it seems, the start is the same. I look out the window. The sky is overcast and raining, As if someone is crying, somewhere, and calling out to hear. I like the rain…but this thought saddens me.