Exhibition

Louise Bourgeois: Larger Than Life

Exhibition
Louise Bourgeois: Larger Than Life

: Hasan Bülent Kahraman

Louise Bourgeois is one of the most important artists of the 20th century. Throughout her long life, spanning the past era she has made invaluable contributions to contemporary art. Bourgeois' efforts could be summarized in three points. First and foremost, it would be extremely difficult to find another artist whose art and life are so intertwined. Perhaps she did not invent her life as a work of art, but she certainly derived her art from her life. Her interesting life, with all its dimensions, stages and facades, was a deep, broad and extensive source for her art. Thus, in her art, Bourgeois thoroughly examined the phenomenon we call memory, without detaching it from time, place, identity and belonging, but rather, by consciously delving into these concepts. In this respect, she had a significant impact on artists of a later generation. Last but not least, femininity was a subject in its own right for Bourgeois. In dealing with issues of her own being, in choosing her life story as the backdrop to her art she managed to transform femininity into a whole new subject. Aided by the information provided by her life long contact with psychoanalysis, she scrutinized the feminine condition as an extensive vortex, and built it anew.

Living her life as a miracle fulfilled, she had left behind a body of work worthy of veneration. Now, that body of work is at Akbank Sanat with 54 pieces of artwork.

1 September - 28 November 2015

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09 JAN TUE
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18:30

Aerial Dance

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19:00

Le Cose BelleBeautiful Things

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10 JAN WED
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Dance Classes for Adult

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11 JAN THU
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Dance Classes for Adult

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12 JAN FRI
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Dance Classes for Adult

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13 JAN SAT
9

00:00

Creative Dance Courses for Children

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ExhibitionStrange Fruit

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11:00

Surrealist Games Workshop (Ages 6-12)

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11:30

Akbank Children's Theatre / Gorilla

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12:30

Geometric Art (Ages 6-12)

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14:30

Aerial Dance

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15:15

Mini Mosaics Workshop (For 7 – 14 Ages)

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Dance Classes for Adult

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17:00

Family Mosaic Workshop

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14 JAN SUN
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15 JAN MON
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16 JAN TUE
3

ExhibitionStrange Fruit

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18:30

Aerial Dance

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19:00

Un Ragazzo D’oro A Golden Boy

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17 JAN WED
3

ExhibitionStrange Fruit

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20:00

Guitar Days Hopkinson Smith

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20:30

The DisLokasyon

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18 JAN THU
3

ExhibitionStrange Fruit

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18:30

Monsters in Ancient Texts and Depictions of Creation

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20:30

The DisLokasyon

Akbank Sanat

19 JAN FRI
4

ExhibitionStrange Fruit

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18:30

Monsters in Greek Mythology

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18:30

Contemplataing on the Cross Section of the Building and the Street

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Dance Classes for Adult

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20 JAN SAT
7

00:00

Creative Dance Courses for Children

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ExhibitionStrange Fruit

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11:00

Colorful Cups (For 6-14 Ages)

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11:30

Akbank Children's Theatre / Gorilla

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13:00

I Am Designing My Own Bag (Ages 6 - 14 Years Old)

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14:30

Aerial Dance

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Dance Classes for Adult

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21 JAN SUN
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22 JAN MON
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23 JAN TUE
4

ExhibitionStrange Fruit

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18:30

Cognita Mindfulness Workshop “Mindful Eating”

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18:30

Aerial Dance

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19:00

Sei Mai Stata Sulla Lun? Have You Ever Been on the Moon?

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24 JAN WED
3

ExhibitionStrange Fruit

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Dance Classes for Adult

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20:00

Guitar Days Zsófia Boros

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25 JAN THU
4

ExhibitionStrange Fruit

Akbank Sanat

18:30

Seminar Series on Philosophy Memory and Psychoanalysis

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18:30

Monsters in European Art

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Dance Classes for Adult

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26 JAN FRI
3

ExhibitionStrange Fruit

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18:30

Contemporary Monsters

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Dance Classes for Adult

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27 JAN SAT
8

00:00

Creative Dance Courses for Children

Akbank Sanat

ExhibitionStrange Fruit

Akbank Sanat

11:00

Surrealist Games Workshop (Ages 6-12)

Akbank Sanat

11:30

Akbank Children's Theatre / Gorilla

Akbank Sanat

12:30

Geometric Art (Ages 6-12)

Akbank Sanat

14:30

Aerial Dance

Akbank Sanat

17:00

Upcycle Sculpture Activity (For 7 - 12 Ages)

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Dance Classes for Adult

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28 JAN SUN
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