Füsun Onur

Style of Art : Artist / sculptor
Branch of Art : Sculpture
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Füsun Onur was born in Istanbul in 1938. After finishing at Üsküdar American High School for Girls, in 1956, she studied at the atelier of Ali Hadi Bara in the Department of Sculpture of the Istanbul Academy of Applied Fine Art School in 1956-60. She received the Fulbright scholarship in 1962 and went to America. In 1963-1967, she was accepted and studied at Maryland Institution. After coming back to Turkey, she preferred to work independently and has been working at her own atelier in Kuzguncuk, Istanbul. She has had many solo exhibitions and has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Turkey and abroad. Onur has won many awards.

Selected exhibitions:
1987, First International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
1995, Forth International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
1999, Sixth International İstanbul Biennial, Istanbul
2001, Aus der Ferne so nah : vier Künstlerinnen aus der Türkei, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
2004, Call me ISTANBUL ist mein Name - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
2004, Kunst Stoff, Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
2005, "EindhovenIstanbul", Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
2007, "X mal ICH", Städtische Galerie Fruchthalle Rastatt, Rastatt
2007, 2 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow
2009, "Variations Continues", Centre d´art contemporain d´Ivry, le Credac, Ivry sur Seine
2009, "Who killed the Painting?", Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Bremen
2010, Port Izmir 2, Silence_Storm, Port Izmir, Izmir
2010, "Tactics of Invisibility", Tanas, Berlin
2010, "Tactics of Invisibility", Pi Artworks, Istanbul
2010, "tanzimat", Augarten Contemporary, Vienna
2011, "Odd Time Beat", Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul
2011, "Tactics of Invisibility", ARTER-space for art, Istanbul

Reference: turkish-media.com, artfacts.net

Country : Turkey
Preferred Lang. : Turkish / English
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