The “Fine Arts March Exhibition”, the fourth exhibition opened by the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts this week, was opened by the Minister of Labor and Social Security Hasan Taçoy at the Near East University Atatürk Culture and Congress Center Exhibition Hall

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The “Fine Arts March Exhibition”, the fourth exhibition opened by the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts this week, was opened by the Minister of Labor and Social Security Hasan Taçoy at the Near East University Atatürk Culture and Congress Center Exhibition Hall

The “Fine Arts March Exhibition” consisting of 45 works exclusively prepared for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts by the faculty members of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design of Near East University, was opened by the Minister of Labor and Social Security Hasan Taçoy at the Near East University Atatürk Culture and Congress Center Exhibition Hall.

The “Fine Arts March Exhibition” is the fourth exhibition opened by the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts this week. “Fine Arts February Exhibition” was opened on May 31 at the Near East University Faculty of Dentistry Exhibition Hall. The solo exhibitions titled “Fantasy” and “Labyrinth” opened by President Ersin Tatar on June 3 in the exhibition hall of the University of Kyrenia Grand Library brought together 40 works of world-renowned Kyrgyz painting artists Kadyr Bekov and Kubanychbek Ibragimov. With the opening of four exhibitions, the number of exhibitions opened by the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts has reached 411.

At the opening of the “Fine Arts March Exhibition”, which can be visited free of charge until 17 June, Minister of Labor and Social Security Hasan Taçoy, Near East University Acting Rector Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ and Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design of Near East University Prof. Dr. Erdal Aygenç made speeches.

The “Fine Arts March Exhibition”, the fourth exhibition opened by the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts this week, was opened by the Minister of Labor and Social Security Hasan Taçoy at the Near East University Atatürk Culture and Congress Center Exhibition Hall

Hasan Taçoy: “We are watching the construction of the new building of the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts like a slowly woven cocoon.”
Speaking at the opening of the Fine Arts March Exhibition, Minister of Labor and Social Security Hasan Taçoy started his speech by emphasizing the new building of the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts, saying, “We are witnessing the rise of a great work that excites us all, on the Near East University campus.” Minister Taçoy said, “We are watching the construction of the new building of the Cyprus Museum of Modern Art, like a cocoon being woven slowly. First, we witnessed the progress of a metal skeleton, trying to visualize the final form of the structure in our minds. Now, as the coatings begin to be made, we are watching them acquire a much different texture. We are proudly witnessing the rise of museums in our country, which bring together 100,000 works of art and grow at a pace unmatched anywhere else in the world.

Minister of Labor and Social Security Hasan Taçoy said, “There is art, there is production, there are producers, there are those who perform their art with love, there are those who pour their love into art, among these beauties rising on the Near East University campus in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. On behalf of my country, I would like to thank everyone who created this beauty and contributed to it.”

The “Fine Arts March Exhibition”, the fourth exhibition opened by the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts this week, was opened by the Minister of Labor and Social Security Hasan Taçoy at the Near East University Atatürk Culture and Congress Center Exhibition Hall

Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ: “Artists are individuals who direct the society, offer broad horizons to humanity with their works, and direct the society to think and produce.”
Near East University Acting Rector Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ, in the opening speech of the “Fine Arts March Exhibition”, said “Artistsare individuals who direct the society, offer broad horizons to humanity with their works, and lead the society to think and produce.”

Emphasizing that under the influence of the society and age in which the artists live, the values ​​they will present and add to the society will continue to exist forever, and that they will continue the interaction between civilizations by contributing to the development of the society. Prof. Dr. Şanlıdağ said that structuring this interaction on solid foundations can be realized through art and that art is a universal language.

The “Fine Arts March Exhibition”, the fourth exhibition opened by the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts this week, was opened by the Minister of Labor and Social Security Hasan Taçoy at the Near East University Atatürk Culture and Congress Center Exhibition Hall

Prof. Dr. Erdal Aygenç: “Paintings and sculptures are works based on narrative and shaped within the framework of a story.”
Saying that every artist has a unique art, Near East University Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design Prof. Dr. Erdal Aygenç said, “The life of some writer, poet, painter or sculptor overlaps with their works. The works they unearth sometimes reflect their experiences, sometimes what they did, and sometimes their personalities.

Stating that the works of artists carry traces of their own lives, periods or geography, Prof. Dr. Aygenç said, “Paintings and sculptures are works of art that are shaped within the framework of a story and based on narrative.”

Stating that the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts is a very valuable contribution to the country and its future, Prof. Dr. Erdal Aygenç said, “We share the excitement and pride together; I congratulate all my artist colleagues who add value to our exhibition with their works, and thank everyone who contributed.”