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Nuri Abac

 (1926 - 2008)
Nuri Abac was active/lived in Turkey.  Nuri Abac is known for symbolic, surrealist painting, teaching.

Nuri Abac

1926 - 2008

Artist Nuri Abac, born in Istanbul in 1926, initially started painting as a child, but received his first formal training at the Istanbul Fine Arts Academy in 1944. His father was a famous Turkish actor, Mahmut Celalettin.  His paintings were displayed in all exhibitions of the Turkish State Fine Arts as well as United Painters & Sculptors Association between 1958 and 1991. In 1991, Abac joined the Faculty of Fine Arts at Bilkent University and Hacettepe University, where he taught art perspective classes.

After an early surrealist period, Abac did art which came to be influenced by Hittite plasticism and early Anatolian Turkish art. He later incorporated symbols from the Turk  ...  Displaying 750 of 2066 characters.

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About  Nuri Abac

Born:  1926 - Istanbul, Turkey
Died:   2008 - Ankara, Turkey
Known for:  symbolic, surrealist painting, teaching