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Turkish modern art at SOFA
Hurriyet Daily News, 02.11.2012

The Turkish Cultural Foundation (TCF) will present six Turkish modern artists at the 19th Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fairs - SOFA CHICAGO Nov. 2 to 4 at the Chicago Navy Pier Festival Hall. This year’s TCF display is curated together with Armaggan Art and Design Gallery in Istanbul.

The prestigious three-day event brings together groundbreaking modern artists, sculptors, designers, curators and collectors from around the world for a series of exhibits, lectures, and discussions. SOFA is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading fairs of contemporary art and design and is visited each year by tens of thousands of prospective buyers as well as gallery and museum representatives.

The TCF showcase of Turkish art at SOFA reflects the foundation’s mission to expand international opportunities for Turkish artists, as well as promote the finest examples of Turkish modern art. This is the sixth year that TCF will be participating in SOFA and has been the only nonprofit organization presenting at the fair. Artists in the TCF showcase include Çetin Ateş, Adnan Doğan, İpek Kotan, Zeynep Torun, Ahmet Yazıcı and Belgin Yücelen.