ISTANBUL (CIHAN)- The Sakip Sabanci Museum (SSM) in Istanbul's Emirgan neighborhood is offering a selection from its comprehensive permanent collection of Turkish paintings, in a new exhibition that went on public view this week.
Titled "Tanzimattan Cumhuriyete TÜrk Resmi" (Turkish Painting from Reformation to Republic), the selection opened on Thursday at the SSM, housed in a historic mansion owned by the Sabanci family located on a hilltop overlooking the Bosporus.
The new exhibition is the continuation of the museum's previous permanent show, "As a Country Evolves: The Turkish Art of Painting from Reformation to Republic," which opened in December of 2011.
"Ayasofya," a depiction of the historic Byzantine church by Sevket Dag; a portrait titled "Naile Hanim" by
The SSM is open from
(Cihan/Today's Zaman) CIHAN
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