Press Releases

Sabancı University Sakıp Sabancı Museum hosts the most comprehensive exhibition in Turkey sponsored by Sabancı Holding featuring Russian Avant-garde which shaped the art world in the 20 th century.
17.10.2018

Sabancı University Sakıp Sabancı Museum opens the exhibition ‘The Russian Avant- garde. Dreaming the Future through Art and Design’ sponsored by Sabancı Holding on 18 October 2018, open until 1 April 2019, featuring a comprehensive anthology of the Russian Avant-Garde.

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A Different Glance at Osman Hamdi Bey’s Paintings at the Sabanci University Sakıp Sabancı Museum
4.7.2018

Conservation and scientific research on six paintings by Osman Hamdi Bey which are part of the Sakıp Sabancı Museum’s Painting Collection have been completed. The ‘Osman Hamdi Bey Beyond Vision’ exhibition relating the process carried on as part of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s global ’Art Conservation Project’ opens at the Atlı Köşk on June 5.

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Ai Weiwei Comes to Istanbul for His Exhibition at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum
12.9.2017

The first solo exhibition in Turkey of work by Ai Weiwei, one of the most influential figures of contemporary art, has opened at Sabancı University's Sakıp Sabancı Museum with the support of Akbank.

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Sabancı University's Sakıp Sabancı Museum continues to cast light on the history of modern Turkish art.
30.5.2017

Sabancı University's Sakıp Sabancı Museum (SSM), now in its 15th year, is continuing to present work by Turkish painters and cast light on Turkish art history, with the support of Sabancı Holding and in cooperation with Istanbul University. Works by the major Turkish painter and sculptor Selim Turan (1915-1994) feature in the ‘Thesis-Antithesis-Synthesis’ exhibition, which opens on 30 May at the SSM.

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The Sabancı University Sakıp Sabancı Museum (SSM), on the 15th anniversary of its founding, is hosting one of the leading representatives of the 1914 Generation, Feyhaman Duran with the exhibition “Feyhaman Duran. Between Two Worlds”
28.2.2017

The Sabancı University Sakıp Sabancı Museum is hosting the exhibition of Feyhaman Duran, widely regarded as the founder of portraiture within Turkish art history, showcasing over 1,000 works by the artist and his personal belongings, with the support of Sabancı Holding and in cooperation with Istanbul University.

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