Abdurrahman Öztoprak

Style of Art : Artist / painter
Branch of Art : Painting
Art Profile :

Abdurrahman Öztoprak was born in Istanbul in 1927. He graduated from the Istanbul State Academy of Fine Art in 1951. He then went to Rome and studied at Roma Academy of Fine Arts from 1952 to 1953. Öztoprak received a mention award in the Yapı Kredi Bank 10th Anniversary Exhibition. Between 1960 and 1975, he lived in Germany and continued his work. In 1985, Öztoprak won a prize in the Second Talens Painting Competition. In the same year, he participated in the 100th Anniversary Exhibition of Izmir Commerce Chamber and won a mention prize. In 1986, Öztoprak received an award in the DYO 20th Painting Competition. In 1990, his work was purchased by the Hermitage Museum. Öztoprak passed away in 2011.

Solo Exhibitions:
1954, Maya Gallery, Istanbul
1954, Helikon Gallery, Ankara
1955, Maya Gallery, Istanbul
1956, Şehir Gallery, Istanbul
1984, Moda Marine Club Gallery Istanbul
1985, Nişantaşı Akbank Gallery, Istanbul
1986, "III. Christian-Islam Week" Exhibition, Nordhein-Westfalen, Germany
1988, Vakko Art Gallery, Istanbul
1990, Ramko Art Gallery, Istanbul
1992, Ramko Art Gallery, Istanbul
1995, Istanbul stock exchange, Istanbul
1997, Doku Gallery, Ankara
1998, Milli Reasürans Art Gallery, Istanbul
1998, Garanti Bank, Istanbul
1998, Yaşar Foundation Art Gallery, Izmir

Group Exhibitions:
1949, Beyoğlu Art Friends Association, 9 Painters Group Exhibition, Istanbul
1953, "14 Young Painters Group Exhibition", American News Bureau, Istanbul
1954, "International Art Critics Congress" Exhibition, Istanbul Academy of Fine Arts
1955, Mediterranean Countries Exhibition, Tunis
1985, "Modern Turkish Painting Art" Exhibition
1986, 45 Paintings-45 Painters, Elle Art Gallery, Istanbul
1986, "Contemporary Artists VII. Istanbul Exhibition", Painting and Sculpture Museum, Istanbul
1987, "Abstre-Nonfigurative Painting and Sculpture Joint Exhibition", Edpa Art Gallery, Istanbul
1987, "Painting Joint Exhibition", Edpa Art Gallery, Istanbul
1988, "Group Painting Exhibition", Ramko Art Center, Istanbul
1989, II. Istanbul Biennial, Ramko Art Gallery, Istanbul
1992, "10th. Anniversary of the death day of Nurullah Berk" Exhibition
1998, "Turkish Plastic Arts Exhibition", Bilim Art Gallery Organization, Modern Arts Center, Ankara
1998, "Abstract Movements in Turkish Painting", Galeri Baraz Organization, AKM, Istanbul

Reference: sanalmuze.org, galeribinyil.com.tr

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