Grand Summer Exhibition in London
This year the Royal Academy of Arts, one of the most important art institutes in the world, is organizing its 250th Summer Exhibition. The exhibitions have been held every year since 1769. This year more than 1,500 works, both classical and modern, ranging from paintings to photographs, sculptures to architectural works will be on display, and Ayşegül Armay, an employee of Turkish Airlines, participates in the exhibition with her work Rebirth of the Eagle.
Richard Seidel Exhibition
The paintings by the Florida artist Richard Seidel are brought together in an exhibition at the Morean Arts Center. Seidel’s artwork, which focuses on the lively and colorful city life of the Florida coasts and reflects themes of holidays and traveling, will be on display until October 20.
Journey through the Tradition of Storytelling
The Neues Museum in Berlin is organizing an exhibition that traces the tradition of Egyptian, Arab, and German storytelling. The exhibition Cinderella, Sindbad & Sinuhe: Arab-German Storytelling Traditions holds a light to the 4,000 years of storytelling with works ranging from papyrus to the tales of Sindbad, from the stories of the Egyptian Sinuhe to the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm and modern comic books.
The Rise of Islamic Art
The Gülbenkyan Museum is holding an exhibiton of works from the personal collection of Sarkis Gülbenkyan to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth. The exhibition demonstrates change in Islamic art with a collection of works assembled by Gülbenkyan at the beginning of the 20th century from Syria, Iran, and Turkey, among other countries. The Rise of Islamic Art focuses on the new forms that art took at a politically active time and in a politically volatile geography.