Typed document signed 'Mehmet Güleryüz and E. Kalmik'
MEHMET GÜLERYÜZ, (Turkish painter and actor), (1938-).; ERCÜMENT KALMUK [KALMIK], (Turkish painter and art historian), (1909-1971).
Original Typescript Document with Autograph Signatures Titled 'Türkiye Çagdas Ressamlar Cemiyeti' [i.e. The Society of Turkish Contemporary Painters]., [Istanbul], [ca. 1950].
Typescript document signed (TLS) by Mehmet Güleryü and Ercüment Kalmik. 30x21cm. In Turkish. Jury selection questionnaire for the "Artist of the Year and Young Artist" awards to be organized by the Society of Turkish Contemporary Painters. The questionnaire, which includes Metin Sözer as an art historian, Ferit Edgü as a critic, and Nuri Iyem, Yasar Yeniceli, Hamit Görele, Cihat Burak and Ferruh Basagaas painters, is signed by two contemporary Turkish painters (Güleryüz and Kalmik). Ercüment Kalmik was an artist and art historian, known for his work in studying the lyrical-abstract Turkish painters. In 1928, Academy of Fine Arts in the Department of Painting by entering the first Nazmi Ziya's, then Ibrahim Calli was a student. In 1937, after graduation time in various newspapers and magazines and worked. In 1939 Paris 'e went and André Lhote 's studied painting at the workshop. Sorbonne University also took courses in art history. After returning to Turkey in 1940 in Ankara and Istanbul, he was an art teacher at various high schools (1942-47). In 1947 Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Architecture 'in the colors and shapes began to teach composition. In 1967-68 Berlin Technical University's department of architecture as a guest lecturer in the basic design taught. Previously, impressionistic understanding Kalmık employees, located in Europe at the time of cubism was interested. Braque 'la Picasso 's, then Fernand Léger and Henri Matisse's figures were impacted by understanding. After returning to Turkey maintained a distinct outer line of figurative abstraction and had a strong sense of pattern. In the 1960s, fishermen, boats, and sailboats in front of abstract landscape imagery began funding. With a solid color stain, which highlights the contours of lyrical expression in the works of this period are seen. As well as the etching Kalmık also makes the picture in the 1960s in the figurative sense of the prints that are dominant. As well as objects and natural appearance of the figure given the place and occupancy of the space in this building has been used in a balanced manner. Domestically and abroad, participated in many group exhibitions, solo exhibitions opened. Picture, as well as many of the Republican era artists such as Turkish official's theoretical and philosophical concepts of articles on who wrote, conferences and radio talk, conducts the Kalmık, "The Color of Harmony Systems" and "Nature and Art Texture entitled" two books in the 1950s, Istanbul Technical was published by the University.