figurative painter

nar Türe Gürsoy is an Istanbul-based figurative painter. Trained in Urban Design at the Yildiz Technical University followed by a Masters of Museum Management from Istanbul University in 2016,

nar has exhibited internationally. She was shortlisted for the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum International Competition in 2018.

Throughout her career, Pınar developed a passion for the Atelier Movement, at various established artist studios in Istanbul. Embracing her foundation in traditional techniques, she attended workshops at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris. She aims to maintain her unique visual language mixing autobiographical material with inspirations from Greek & Ottoman iconography. Her sources vary from childhood memories, sketches and objects that she came across at major museums. 

nar is also available for special commissions and bespoke paintings.

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