Ahmet Güneştekin

Ahmet Güneştekin

Ahmet Gunestekin was born in Batman (Turkey) in 1966. Today he works and lives in Istanbul

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The Sarayburnu Hill/B1 - Kostantiniyye Series

Mixed media

Dimensions: width 130x40 - height 130 cm Year: 2015

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Ahmet Güneştekin Curriculum

Ahmet Güneştekin
2013 Becomes Marlborough Gallery artist
2013 Opens his first international solo exhibition in Venice, Italy
2010 Sets up Güneştekin Art Center in Beyoğlu, Istanbul
2005 Shoots documentary series titled In the Footsteps of the Sun
2003 Opens his largest exhibition to date in Atatürk Culture Center, Istanbul
1997 Sets up his first studio in Beyoğlu, Istanbul
1966 Born in Garzan workers camp in Batman, Turkey

Exhibition history
Solo exhibitions
2015
The Power of Origins, Marlborough Barcelona, Spain
Million Stone, La Pietà, Marlborough Gallery, Venice, Italy
2014
The Heir to the Solar Disk, Marlborough Monaco, Monaco
Faces of the Sun, Mark Peet Visser Gallery, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
2013
Ahmet Güneştekin: Recent Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, United States
Momentum of Memory, Arsenale Docks, Venice, Italy
Encounter Ankara, CerModern, Ankara, Turkey
2012
Encounter Istanbul, Antrepo 3, Istanbul, Turkey
Carpet and Rug Design, Armaggan Art & Design Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
A Lot, Güler Art Gallery, Ankara, Turkey
Intersections / Transformations, Santral Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
2010
Immortality, Casa Dell'Arte Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

Group exhibitions and art fairs
2015
Contemporary Istanbul, Marlborough Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
Art Breda, Mark Peet Visser Gallery, Breda, The Netherlands.
The Armory Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, ABD.
Arco Madrid, Marlborough Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
Realisme Fair for Contemporary Figuration, Mark Peet Visser Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2014
Art Market Budapest, Güler Art Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
Contemporary Istanbul, Marlborough Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
KunstRAI Amsterdam, Mark Peet Visser Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Summer Show, Marlborough Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Art Basel Hong Kong, Marlborough Gallery, Hong Kong
Art Breda, Mark Peet Visser Gallery, Breda, The Netherlands
The Armory Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, United States
Arco Madrid, Marlborough Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Mosaic, Güler Art Gallery, Ankara, Turkey
2013
Art Basel Miami Beach, Marlborough Gallery, Miami, United States
Art Market Budapest, Güler Art Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
Contemporary Istanbul, Marlborough Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
Sconfinamenti, Spoleto56 Festival, (curated by Achille Bonito Oliva), Spoleto, Italy
2012
Contemporary Istanbul, Mim Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
Sergüzeşt, Güler Art Gallery, Ankara, Turkey
2011
Pure Justice, Contemporary Istanbul, Gallery Baraz, Istanbul, Turkey
Summer Exhibition, Antrepo 5, Gallery Beyaz, Istanbul, Turkey
2010
Doors Opening to the Sun, Contemporary Istanbul, Gallery Baraz, Istanbul, Turkey

Selected Bibliography
2015 Daniel Giralt-Miracle, The Power of Origins. Barcelona: Marlborough Gallery.
2015 Matthew Drutt, Million Stone. Venice: Marlborough Gallery.
2014 Stéphanie Pioda, The Heir to the Solar Disk. Monaco: Marlborough Monaco.
2014 Bertjan ter Braak, Faces of the Sun. Den Bosch: Mark Peet Visser Gallery.
2013 Donald Kuspit, The Uses of Mysticism: Ahmet Güneştekin's Abstractions. New York: Marlborough Gallery.
2013 Beral Madra, Momentum of Memory. Venice: GSM Publications.
2012 Johannes Odenthal, Abstraction and Mythos, Anatolia's Cultural Memory within Contemporary Art: About Ahmet Güneştekin's Artworks. Istanbul: GSM Publications.
2010 Yalçın Sadak, Following the Traces of Sun: A Myth. Istanbul: GSM Publications.
2009 Kaya -zsezgin, Authentic Archaism in Ahmet Güneştekin's Paintings. Istanbul: GSM Publications.
2007 Gülseli İnal, Antique Modern. Istanbul: GSM Publications.

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