Kaleiçi photos exhibition opened in Antalya
taha pearl 20 May 2016 Kaleiçi photos exhibition opened in Antalya2016-05-20T16: 07: 18 + 00: 00Kulture-Sanat
The works of researcher-writer Hüseyin Çimrin, which sheds light on Antalya's history, and the works of artist Mikail Patrick Duggan's Kaleiçi black and white ink pen works met with art lovers.
Speaking before the exhibition opened at the Simitçi Mıstık Art Gallery in the historical Kaleiçi district, researcher-writer Hüseyin Çimrin said that 22 photos in his archive are important documentary documents.
Stating that the oldest photograph in the archive is the document documenting the status of the Hıdırlık Tower in Kaleiçi in 1919, Çimrin said, “We have selected 20 Kaleiçi photographs for display in our gallery. Later, when we thought that Atatürk would not be using the photos taken during his visits to Antalya, our number of black and white photos was 22 ”.
Duggan's works met art lovers for the first time
The exhibition also included works by the Irish-British art historian and painter Mikail Patrick Duggan, a faculty member of Akdeniz University Mediterranean Civilizations Research Institute, Mediterranean Ancient Studies Department.
In his speech, Duggan stated that in Antalya, where he came for sightseeing purposes in 1988, he had been working on the city for many years, influenced by the historical texture of the city.
Stating that he immortalized Kaleiçi and its surroundings with his black and white works, Duggan said, “I have delivered it to art lovers for the first time with original paintings in this exhibition of Kaleiçi drawings.”
The exhibition will remain open until September.
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