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Burak Kutlay (1985, İzmir), who started working as an assistant in Devrim Erbil's workshop at the end of his undergraduate education, then graduated from Devabil Kara workshop. Combining human figures with nature and urban landscapes in his works, the artist focuses on man's serious invasion of the settlements he established and the living spaces of other living things, ignoring the self-created fauna. He draws attention to the fact that although human beings derive a significant portion of their food from animals, in order to increase our cities and population even more, they see animals as consumption products without thinking about their lives and lineages, and that other living things are transformed into mere commodities in established metropolises. And in fact, the artist tells the human again by combining the images of the city that describe the human and the greatest order he has established.

Education

2003 Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts, Painting Department, Undergraduate

2008 Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Painting Department, MA

Solo Exhibitions

2020 "Anthroposynthetics", ART.NUMBER23 Gallery, London-Athens

2020 "Anthroposynthetics", Merkur Gallery, Istanbul
2018 "In the Land of Man", Gallery Kambur, Istanbul
2014 "Silver Jun", Gallery Eksen, Istanbul

Group Exhibitions

2022 "Breath IV", Mercury Gallery, Istanbul
2017 Group Painting Exhibition, DC Kozmos Art Gallery, Istanbul
2016 "Contact II", Gallery Abstract, Ankara
2013 Mixed Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, Gallery Eksen, Istanbul
2012 "Summer House", CAM Gallery, Istanbul
2011 "One Hundred Young Face Paintings", International Art Center, Istanbul
2011 Küçükçekmece Municipality Painting Competition Exhibition, Istanbul
2011 "Breath III", Merkur Gallery, Istanbul
2010 "Breath II", Merkur Gallery, Istanbul
2009 "Wind" Painting Competition Exhibition, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale

2007 "Young Portraits II", Teşvikiye Art Gallery, Istanbul
2007 Group Painting Exhibition, PG ART Gallery, Istanbul
2007 "Young Suggestions", Atilla İlhan Cultural Center, Istanbul
2007 "Mevlana" Painting Competition Exhibition, Ümraniye Municipality, Istanbul
2007 Group Painting Exhibition, Taksim-Odakule Art Gallery, Istanbul
2006 "Glances", Memorial Art Gallery, Istanbul
2006-2007 Devabil Land "Far-Near" Project Group Exhibitions, Afyon-Edirne-Erzurum-Bolu
2006 Painting Competition Exhibition, Jockey Club of Turkey, Istanbul
2005 "Osman Hamdi Bey" Painting Competition Exhibition, Istanbul

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