Galeri Manâ: A New Contemporary Art Space in Istanbul Opens with Idea-Driven Show

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ISTANBUL.- The inaugural exhibition, Nereden Nereye, a Turkish phrase that translates “From Where to Where,” includes sixteen works by eleven artists, and explores the function of images and the nature of representation. Nereden Nereye features paintings, drawings, photographs and video works by Murat Akagundüz, John Baldessari, Lewis Baltz, Mel Bochner, Diana Al-Hadid, Tamar Halpern, Sol LeWitt, Albert Oehlen, Robin Rhode, Charles Sandison and Nasan Tur. The exhibition runs through July 23, 2011. Curated by Suzanne Egeran, NEREDEN NEREYE features paintings, drawings, photographs and video works by Murat Akagunduz, John Baldessari, Lewis Baltz, Mel Bochner, Diana Al-Hadid, Tamar Halpern, Sol LeWitt, Albert Oehlen, Robin Rhode, Charles Sandison and Nasan Tur. Significantly, many of these internationally recognized artists are showing their work in Istanbul for the first time and will be new discoveries for the Turkish public. The works on view in the exhibition are idea