Painting by Important Turkish Artist

Submitted by Aspire on Thu, 12/01/2011 - 17:40.
Painting by Important Turkish Artist

Aspire Auctions, Inc., offers a painting by important contemporary Turkish artist Erol Akyavas (1932-1999) in their upcoming online auction which opens December 9, 2011. The painting entitled “Figures” is an example of Akyavas’ work from the early 1960’s and was part of a private Cleveland collection. It is a rare figural example by the artist who has recently set an auction sale record of over $1.7 million dollars. A Large oil on canvas, measuring 83" x 48-3/4" was exhibited at the Angeleski Gallery of New York. It is estimated for auction $100,000-$200,000. Akyavas' paintings may be seen in private and public collections such as Museum of Modern Art, New York, Istanbul Museum of Painting and Sculpture, Ankara Museum of Painting and Sculpture, Berlin Art Museum, and the Stuttgart Art Museum.

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