Yesim Akdeniz Graf | the artist




The artist Yesim Akdeniz Graf
Born 1978, Izmir, Turkey.
Lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting,


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Works and biography
In 2006 she was awarded the Peter Mertes scholarship by the Bonner Kunstverein (the attendant exhibition can be seen until April 22 at the Bonner Kunstverein). Praised as one of the great painter discoveries (2003), numerous solo and group exhibitions in Düsseldorf, Amsterdam, Istanbul, London and Zurich followed…
Yesim’s imagery is derived from mass media as well as from specific icons such as modernist architecture. Her work can almost be read as a modernising of old narratives, a questioning of how these stories could end today…
The symbols and images that surround us every day are a source of inspiration for Yesim Akdeniz Graf. Her main concern is to create new image combinations and meanings…
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