(1929 - 2013)
Burhan Dogancay was active/lived in New York / Turkey. Burhan Dogancay is known for wall-inspired painting, abstraction, figural.
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Burhan Dogançay was born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1929. He is primarily known for a body of work that grew out of his fascination with urban walls; they have a special meaning to him and it is that obseravtion that he transformed into art. Walls serve as a testament to the passage of time, reflecting social, political and economic change. They also bear witness to the assault of the elements and to the markings left by people. No other artist has explored urban wall as thoroughly and with the same passion Dogançay has. His persistent occupation with and translation of urban walls into art is what earned him a reputation as "father of wall art". The opening in 2004 of the Dogançay
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