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Belkis Balpinar

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Artkilim, 2006 Fiber 140x185cm © Belkis Balpinar
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Nebula, 2003 Fiber 115x145cm © Belkis Balpinar
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Folded Drape, 2004 Felt 115x153ccm © Belkis Balpinar
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Weave, 2010 Wool Textile 200 X 160 X 1cm Centimeters © Belkis Balpinar
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Flow, 2016 Kilim 'Tapestry' Weave With Unwoven Warps 130x120cm © Belkis Balpinar
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Layers, 2005 Kilim 'Tapestry' Weave Wool 178 X 240 Centimeters © Belkis Balpinar
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Turkey
Birth year
1941
Lives in
Bodrum Turkey
Works in
Turkey
Schools
Istanbul Fine Arts Academy, 1963
Representing galleries
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Tags
collective, publication, Association, government, FOUNDATION, gallery, cultural-center mixed-media, modern, exhibition/performance
Statement

Belkis Balpinar  has pioneered the art form called “artkilim” wall hangings, she uses the age-old kilim structure to create works of art. While most of her one-of-a-kind pieces are woven for exhibitions, Belkis Balpinar also undertakes site-specific and special corporate art commissions.

Since 1986 she has held exhibitions and participated in group exhibitions.

Since 2006 she lives in Bodrum Turkey

 www.artkilim.com

www.belkisbalpinar.com

Exhibited at these venues
Belkis Balpinar has Exhibited at these venues:

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