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Murat Germen

Murat Germen

Turkey • Born in: 1965

Turkish artists

Murat Germen is an artist, academic and archivist using photography as an expression / research tool. Born in 1965, he currently lives / works in Istanbul and London. Has an M.Arch degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he went as a Fulbright scholar and received AIA Henry Adams Gold Medal for academic excellence. Works as a professor of art, photography and new media at Sabanci University in Istanbul. Having many papers, photo series published on architecture / photography / art / new media in various publications; he has lectured at tens of conferences internationally.

His oeuvre focuses on impacts of overurbanization and gentrification, civic rights and participatory citizenship, documentary sustainability of local cultures, human devastation of nature, climate change, global warming, water rights. Has two monographies, one published by Skira (Italy) and the other by MASA (Turkey). Has opened/joined over eighty international (Turkey, USA, Italy, Germany, UK, Mexico, Portugal, Uzbekistan, Greece, Japan, Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Poland, Iran, India, Australia, France, Canada, Bahrain, South Korea, Dubai, China, Sweden, Switzerland, Egypt) solo+group exhibitions. More than 300 editions of the artist's several artworks are in personal collections of eminent art collectors intenationally, in addition to several that are in Istanbul Modern, Proje4L Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art (Istanbul), Centre of Contemporary Art in Torun (Poland), Benetton Foundation's Imago Mundi – Istanbul Codex, Yapi Kredi Bank Culture and Arts Center (Istanbul), Evliyagil Museum (Turkey) collections.

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Jozef Chyzy, Dance, Painting

Jozef Chyzy

Dance, 2014 19.7 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch Painting

$648

Bruno Charoy, Tracks V, Photography

Bruno Charoy

Tracks V, 2014 15.7 x 15.7 x 0 inch Photography

$864

Zeal Harris, Nsibidi's story, Painting

Zeal Harris

Nsibidi's story, 2019 16 x 60 x 2 inch Painting

$2,800

Stéphane Perger, Tubular bulb, Painting

Stéphane Perger

Tubular bulb, 2016 17.7 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch Painting

$648

Akiza, L'Arc de Triomphe, Painting

Akiza

L'Arc de Triomphe, 2013 29.1 x 17.3 x 0.8 inch Painting

$1,166

Manuel de la Peña, Seal's - Paper & Cartoon - Mexican Folk Art, Sculpture

Manuel de la Peña

Seal's - Paper & Cartoon - Mexican Folk Art, 2018 12 x 12 x 2 inch Sculpture

$800

Matthieu Fappani, Sans, Painting

Matthieu Fappani

Sans, 2016 11.4 x 11.4 x 1.2 inch Painting

$432

Jeanne Sarah Bellaiche, Dolorosa, Sculpture

Jeanne Sarah Bellaiche

Dolorosa, 2020 18.5 x 9.1 x 9.1 inch Sculpture

$2,699

Sino, Paris Subway Map, Painting

Sino

Paris Subway Map, 2016 22.4 x 34.3 inch Painting

$864

Vicente Cascales, Skyline, Painting

Vicente Cascales

Skyline, 2016 21.7 x 36.2 x 2 inch Painting

$2,052

Jean-Louis Salvadori, Sans titre, Painting

Jean-Louis Salvadori

Sans titre, 2017 12.2 x 9.1 x 0 inch Painting

$270

Tarek, Dark city, Painting

Tarek

Dark city, 2020 15 x 18.1 x 0.6 inch Painting

$702

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Murat Germen is an artist, academic and archivist using photography as an expression / research tool. Born in 1965, he currently lives / works in Istanbul and London. Has an M.Arch degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he went as a Fulbright scholar and received AIA Henry Adams Gold Medal for academic excellence. Works as a professor of art, photography and new media at Sabanci University in Istanbul. Having many papers, photo series published on architecture / photography / art / new media in various publications; he has lectured at tens of conferences internationally.

His oeuvre focuses on impacts of overurbanization and gentrification, civic rights and participatory citizenship, documentary sustainability of local cultures, human devastation of nature, climate change, global warming, water rights. Has two monographies, one published by Skira (Italy) and the other by MASA (Turkey). Has opened/joined over eighty international (Turkey, USA, Italy, Germany, UK, Mexico, Portugal, Uzbekistan, Greece, Japan, Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Poland, Iran, India, Australia, France, Canada, Bahrain, South Korea, Dubai, China, Sweden, Switzerland, Egypt) solo+group exhibitions. More than 300 editions of the artist's several artworks are in personal collections of eminent art collectors intenationally, in addition to several that are in Istanbul Modern, Proje4L Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art (Istanbul), Centre of Contemporary Art in Torun (Poland), Benetton Foundation's Imago Mundi – Istanbul Codex, Yapi Kredi Bank Culture and Arts Center (Istanbul), Evliyagil Museum (Turkey) collections.

When was Murat Germen born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1965