IRFAN ÖNÜRMEN FEATURED IN ARTSY

10 Contemporary Turkish Artists You Should Know

When you think of Turkish art, your first association might be Byzantine mosaics or the world-famous architecture of the Hagia Sophia. But obviously, there are amazing things happening in contemporary Turkish art, too, and we thought we’d highlight ten of our favorite Turkish artists

Irfan Önürmen

Önürmen explores the impact of mass media on the human psyche, in collages, paintings, and sculptures that draw from archives of images he collects from newspapers and magazines. In his “Gaze” series, the artist depicts familiar-looking faces that are composite images of figures found on the Internet

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