In Conversation with the Curator: Ahu Antmen

Bare, Naked, Nude: A Story of Modernization in Turkish Painting aims to reveal the transformation from the Ottoman Empire into the Republican Era and how the few secretly made paintings at the turn of the 20th century created a new perspective for present times.
Curated by Ahu Antmen the exhibition focuses on how artists strived to overcome the cultural resistance against artistic representations of nudity.
We speak to Ahu Antmen about the exhibition and some key pieces by the artists…

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