Pi Artworks Istanbul/London is pleased to announce its participation in London Art Fair 2017. For the fair, Pi Artworks will present a curated selection of works by represented artists who have exhibited at Pi Artworks London during the past three season: Yeşim Akdeniz, Volkan Aslan, Osman Dinc, Parastou Forouhar, Maria Friberg, Susan Hefuna, Maude Maris, Nejat Sati, Paul Schwer.
Pi Artworks Istanbul/London was founded in 1998 by Yeşim Turanlı and is now one of Turkey’s foremost contemporary art galleries. It currently has a venue located in the famous Mısır Apartmanı in Galatasaray, Istanbul, and one in the bustling Fitzrovia district of central London. During the last 18 years it has had a significant role in raising the profile of Turkish art within the international art market, while introducing international artists to its Turkish client base. Ms Turanlı currently sits on the Art International, Istanbul selection committee, Art Galleries Association management board, and the Tate Middle-East Acquisitions Committee.
Pi Artworks currently represents twenty artists from across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. This roster includes establish practitioners such as Susan Hefuna, whose work is held in the permanent collections of the Pompidou Centre, Paris; Solomon. R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; and the British Museum, London and Tayeba Begum Lipi who previously represented Bangladesh at the 54th Venice Biennale. Alongside these names are noteworthy Turkish artists such as Volkan Aslan, Nejat Sati, and Gülay Semercioğlu, who have exhibited extensively in their home country and received their first European solo exhibition through Pi Artworks. The gallery also represents a carefully selected group of emerging European artists such as Maria Friberg, Maude Maris, and Paul Schwer whose practice the gallery has opened to eastern markets.