The “COVID-19 Exhibition” to be opened on Friday, December 18 at the Near East Yeniboğaziçi Campus Halil Günsel Culture and Congress Center Exhibition Hall, will bring together the artworks of 42 award-winning artists from the Turkic World. Exclusively prepared for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts, the exhibition will be opened by Famagusta District Governor Kemal Serpal

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The “COVID-19 Exhibition” to be opened on Friday, December 18 at the Near East Yeniboğaziçi Campus Halil Günsel Culture and Congress Center Exhibition Hall, will bring together the artworks of 42 award-winning artists from the Turkic World. Exclusively prepared for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts, the exhibition will be opened by Famagusta District Governor Kemal Serpal
The exhibition consisting of COVID 19 themed artworks exclusively prepared for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts by faculty members of Near East University and 42 award-winning artists from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Ukraine, will be opened by Famagusta District Governor Kemal Serpal on Friday, December 18 at 16:00. The exhibition can be visited free of charge until the end of the month.

Near East University Faculty of Fine Arts and Design Vice Dean and Günsel Art Museum Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Erdoğan Ergün reminding that the coronavirus pandemic, which continues to affect the world, has an inevitable effect on artists, said that all artists have started to reflect the pandemic and struggle in their works. Stating that art production was not stopped by any obstacles throughout history, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Erdoğan Ergün said, “There is no life without artistic production. The pandemic period also offered artists many materials that they can reflect in their works.”

Artists reflecting COVID-19 in their works made their works during the Quarantine Period
Stating that most of the works in the Covid-19 Exhibition were made during the quarantine period, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ergün said, “Modern art museums and their collections are taken as a reference when writing contemporary art history. This exhibition will be passed on to future generations as a true source of visual memory”. Stating that they are proud and happy to open the “COVID-19 Exhibition” on behalf of the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts at the Halil Günsel Culture and Congress Center Exhibition Hall on the Near East Yeniboğaziçi College Campus, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ergün said, “I think that all the works, efforts and productions carried out in this process will be better understood by future generations.”

366th exhibition exclusively prepared for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts
Art lovers will have the opportunity to see the works of award-winning academics and artists at the same place at the “COVID-19 Exhibition”, which is the 366th exhibition exclusively prepared for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts. The exhibition, which will be opened at 16:00 on Friday, December 18, can be visited free of charge until the end of the month.