Turkish Master Artist Volkan Diyaroglu at Sotheby’s – artmarketblog.com

One of my favourite contemporary artists – Turkish born Volkan Diyaroglu – is one of the artists whose work is being auctioned by Sotheby’s on the 7th of April in London as part of the Contemporary Art / Turkish sale.  I have written about Volkan’s work several times, and have been following his career for many years, all the while knowing that I had come across an artist who was destined for great things.   The fact that his work has been chosen to be part of this auction is testament to the incredible talent that Volkan possesses.  There is no other contemporary artist that I have come across who continually manages to amaze me and challenge me as much as Volkan does.  Being able to manipulate paint on canvas the way he does is a talent that very few artists possess.

As the owner of several of his works, I can honestly say that Volkan Diyaroglu is one of the most talented artists that I have come across, and an artist well worth investing in.  If you have an interest in Turkish art or in abstract painters then you should consider investing in this work.  Volkan is undoubtedly one of the great masters of the future.

Contemporary Art / Turkish

volkan1 300x300 Turkish Master Artist Volkan Diyaroglu at Sothebys   artmarketblog.comSale: L11221  |  Location: London
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 07 Apr 11 10:30 AM

LOT 57

VOLKAN DIYAROGLU
B. 1982

UNTITLED

signed and dated 2009 on the reverse

mixed media on canvas

Measurements: 200.8 by 160.5cm.; 79 by 63 1/4 in

Estimate: 3,500—5,000 GBP

For a bigger image and more details head here:

http://www.sothebys.com/app/live/lot/LotDetail.jsp?lot_id=159663746

and to see more of Volkan’s work head here:

http://www.volkandiyaroglu.com

**Nicholas Forrest is an art market analyst, art critic and journalist based in Sydney, Australia. He is the founder of http://www.artmarketblog.com, writes the art column for the magazine Antiques and Collectibles for Pleasure and Profit and contributes to many other publications

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    After recently visiting Istanbul, I have to say I am really excited about what is happening in the art world there. Such vitality and excitement. Turkey has it happening…

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    What an interesting approach to collage art!

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    Lovely place to be

  • http://abstractartist.org cris ronk

    I have never heard of Volkan Diyaroglu before until I read this article. I agree, his work is very interesting.

    Now I am off to learn more about this artist. Great blog BTW.

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