Kinetic Art | Zimoun, Moutashar, Perez – Flores, Torres, Gordillo

30.03.2013 / 27.04.2013 | Press Relase

On 30 March – 27 April Art On Istanbul houses a group exhibition comprised of works by ZIMOUN, MOUTASHAR, PEREZ – FLORES, TORRES, and GORDILLO, renowned figures in abstract, optical and kinetic art.
Swiss artist ZIMOUN produces works as installations, audial installations and kinetic art pieces, using cardboard, plastic and industrial materials.

Carrying optic art to a digital platform, Venezuelan artist Santiago Torres turns the viewer into a part of the production in his digital works. You can recreate op-art simply by touching the interactive screens.
Iraqi-born Mehdi MOUTASHAR creates a new language by abstracting Islamic calligraphy and ornamentation motifs. Color enriches the productions, which underline the form.
In his works playing with the visual perception, Italian artist Dario Perez-FLORES uses acrylic, metal, wood and canvas all together. A prominent representative of op-art, Perez-Flores carries the illusion created by color and geometric forms into a third dimension with the wooden and metal pieces he places on canvas.
Swedish artist Gun GORDILLO takes part in the exhibition with his works that creates new volumes on the surface, by generating abstract lines using neon light tubes.
As a result of the collaboration built with French gallery Denis Rene, Art On Istanbul will be hosting a selection of works comprised of different generations of optic, kinetic and abstract art, -a first-time-ever in Turkey. Art On Istanbul not only introduces foreign artists with the Turkish viewers , but also promotes the artists it represents in various projects organized abroad.

Opening / Cocktail: March 30th to April 27th, 2013.

On 30 March – 27 April Art On Istanbul houses a group exhibition comprised of works by GORDILLO, MOUTASHAR, PEREZ – FLORES, TORRES, and ZIMOUN, renowned figures in abstract, optical and kinetic art.