“Whenever I Hear the Word ‘Culture’… ” (Garanti Bank Green) 200x140cm. (Akbank Red) 110x120cm. (Yapı Kredi Bank Blue) 50x80cm. Oil on canvas 2012
In Turkey according to government policy contemporary art is sponsored by private sector, namely by banks. This work addresses the relation between art and capital through their common language: abstraction.
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