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Fan: from Past to Present

Start Date 30 May 2013
End Date 25 August 2013
Venue Sakıp Sabancı Museum (SSM)
Location Istanbul, Turkey

‘Fan From Past to Present’ exhibition opened to visit at the S.U. Sakıp Sabancı Museum (SSM) on May 30th. The exhibition presents to art lovers the private collection of Nurcan Artam, Artam Antik INC. CEO., of around 120 rare fans dating back to between 1720 and 1900 as well as oil paintings that reflect the importance of fans as one of the most interesting accessories in the history of clothing. In addition, opera binoculars as graceful examples of gold, porcelain and enamel workmanship also find their place at the exhibition, reflecting the opera culture of the era. The exhibition that highlights the importance of fans throughout history in fashion, ceremonies and even during wars will be open to visit until August 25th.