(1915 - 1994)
Turan Selim was active/lived in Turkey. Turan Selim is known for Abstract painting and sculpture.
Biography Turan Selim
Selim Turan was born in Istanbul and studied at the local art school. Afterwards, he settled in Europe. In 1947, a scholarship brought him to Paris. Turan attended first the Académie Ranson. Afterwards, he taught at the École d'Art de Fontainebleau, as well as at the Académie Goetz.
After World War II, he focused on sculpture and took a major role in the avant-garde movement of the Nouvelle École de Paris: as well as in the second half of the 19th century, many Turkish artists came to Paris in the first half of the 20th century, creating mainly abstract compositions.
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