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"NY Arts Beijing to Present Works Including Keith Morant and Melanie Prapopoulos"
2007-11-29 until 2007-12-02
Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair 2007
Istanbul, , TR Turkey

A rising star in the world of art fairs, Contemporary Istanbul has established itself as one of the most dynamic and promising art events in the region. Between November 29 - December 2, this years edition of Contemporary Istanbul, will host more than 70 galleries from across the globe, as well as a wide range of events, including roundtable discussions, concerts, and performance art, alongside cutting-edge contemporary art by more than 350 artists. NY Arts Beijing is pleased to present 13 artists at the Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair 07 curated by Tchera Niyego. Participating artists are; Gulay Alpay, Theodor Barr, Fuge Demirok, Carmen Einfinger, Chen Fei, Nadiya Jinnah, Olle Jonsson, Ayse Kucuk, Sol LeWitt, Keith Morant, Nacho Murillo, Karl Nussbaum, Melanie Prapopoulos and Milena Jovicevic Popovic. Both Keith Morant and Melanie Prapopoulos are Premiere Portfolio Members at absolutearts.com.

The fair will also host a wide range of events, including roundtable discussions, concerts, and performance art, alongside more than 2,500 works of cutting-edge contemporary art by more than 300 artists representing 35 nations, including Turkey, Greece, China, Germany, Israel, and many more.

Melanie Prapopoulos states: I believe that an artist has something to say or point out - and due to my studies in art history and literature of Latin America and the Caribbean, my work is greatly influenced by what I have seen or read. I also find that these areas of my interest offer an unique artistic language, which results in a diverse vocabulary for expression. This coupled with ideas of dance result in what I feel is an often ignored reality, one grounded in strong lines and the unexplainable - not just for the peoples of these regions, but in an universal sense.

View more work by Melanie Prapopoulos in her Premiere POrtfolio at absolutearts.com http://www.absolutearts.com/portfolios/m/mprapopoulos/

Keith Morant comments: In trying to come to terms with my compulsion to paint I have read deeply on the subjects of art, artists, philosophy, psychology and human creative history in general. It has been my desire to comprehend not only the multifold meanings of art, but also, more importantly, the reasoning behind my own innate desire to create. My findings, while certainly enriching my mind as to the necessity of art as a natural balancing process of the collective human psyche, has not given any satisfactory explanations or conclusions as to my personal predilection.

Keith Morants work can be viewed in his Premiere Portfolio at http://www.absolutearts.com/portfolios/k/keithmorant/

Selected for the presentation are also absolutearts.com Members on the Free Level:
Gulay Alpay - http://www.absolutearts.com/portfolios/a/alasag/,
Theodor Barr - http://www.absolutearts.com/portfolios/t/tedbarr/

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IMAGE
Melanie Prapopoulos
Title: Classical
Year Created: 2007
Medium: Acrylic Painting
Width: 38 inches
Height: 26 inches


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