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Happy New Years !!!

To all

Harvest on site !

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Harvest installed in Hong Kong

We have the information that harvest is installed in its new home ! 

Harvest for Chanel / commissioned by Peter Marino Architects

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dedicated crew made the deadline !
man at work !
Last photo before a long trip !

 Harvest completed and shipped to its new home in Chanel Times Square Hong Kong !

NanoCenter Artwork

SOA is pleased to announce a new commission received from State University of New York Institute of Technology for their new Nano Technology research center.

Burhan Dogancay's commemoration at the Met

Thank you very much for The Metropolitan Museum of Art to hold a commemoration for Burhan Dogancay.  Eventhough I was familiar with Dogancay's work, an extensive presentation such as this put it in to a much better perspective for all of us. 

I was also pleasantly surprised to see one of  my artworks on screen during the presentation, perhaps as a younger artist who also works in public space !

back from Canada !

with some good memories and site shots!

Osman Akan on large sculptural installations

Easton Pribble Lecture Series

Munson Williams Proctor Museum of Art / Auditorium 

Friday April 19th, 10:45 - 2:00pm

As well as Akan's general art practice; lecture will specifically cover conceptualization and realization of Akan's large public artworks with an emphasis on site specific installations in Remote locations. 

This lecture is open to public.

Upcoming Show; Sublime Porte

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Sublime Porte: Art and Contemporary Turkey (Exhibition and Symposium)

EXHIBITION

A group exhibition featuring works by: Osman Akan, Burak Arikan, Kezban Batibeki, Nezaket Ekici, Paul Fabozzi, Murat Germen, Peter Hristoff, Gözde İlkin, Michael Marfione, Alex Morel, Arzu Ozkal, Murat Pulat, Gulay Semercioglu, Orkan Telhan and Elif Uras.

St. John’s University is honored to present Sublime Porte: Art and Contemporary Turkey, an exhibition which features a broad range of contemporary works by a select group of emerging and internationally acclaimed artists whose works respond to Turkey’s rich cultural diversity. The exhibition addresses issues of race, gender, sexuality, religion and politics as well as broader arguments concerning art, culture and globalization.


ON VIEW at Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery/Sun Yat Sen Hall, St. John’s University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439

OPENS: March 14 - May 2, 2013
ARTIST’S RECEPTION: Friday, March 15, 2013, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Nano technology !

I saw a user comment on a photo of one of my last pieces "Fragmenta"as he was referring to nano technology. "Build the visible from invisible !"
I thought this was a nice metaphor for what that piece intended...