ARTISTS
Bilge Alkor

Bilge Alkor

1956 __ Academy of Fine Arts, İstanbul
1958-1961 __ Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
1959 __ Academy of Fine Arts, İstanbul
1960-1961 __ Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
1969-1971 __ Academy of Fine Arts, Rome
1969-1981 __ Lived in Rome
1981-1989 __ Lived in Lüneburg, Germany

Lives and works in İstanbul since 1989.

Solo Exhibitions
2007 __ "The Mirror of Angels and Devils", Gallery  44a, İstanbul
     __ Milli Reasürans Art Gallery, İstanbul
2004 __ İş Sanat Cultural Center, Kibele Art Gallery, İstanbul
1997 __ Ayşe-Ercüment Kalmık Foundation, İstanbul
1996 __ Maçka Art Gallery, İstanbul
     __ Atatürk Cultural Center, İstanbul
1991 __ Urart Art Gallery, Ankara
1990 __ Maçka Art Gallery, İstanbul
1988 __ Galerie Kulturforum Lüneburg, Germany
1984 __ Galleria Segno Grafico, Venice, Italy
1981 __ Galleria Ciovasso, Milan, Italy
1979 __ Maçka Art Gallery, İstanbul
1978 __ Galleria La Sonda, L’Aquilla, Italy
1976 __ Galleria Due Mondi, Rome, Italy
1966 __ Doğuş Gallery, Ankara
1964 __ Turkish-German Cultural Center, İstanbul

Group Exhibitions (selected)
2015 __ "Meadow of the Tempest", Ariel Sanat, İstanbul
2013 __ "The Artist’s Logbook", Gallery 44a, İstanbul
     __ "Contemporary Art 23 Summer Exhibition", Mine Art Gallery, İstanbul
2006 __ Contemporary İstanbul Art Fair, Maçka Art Gallery, Lütfi Kırdar Convention and Exhibition Center, İstanbul
2004 __ "Their Favorite Living Artists", Yapı Kredi Kazım Taşkent Art Gallery, İstanbul
     __ EMAAR International Art Symposium, Dubai, U.A.E.
     __ Akmerkez Art Festival, İstanbul
2003 __ "New Year Exhibition", Maçka Art Gallery, İstanbul
2000 __ "Art-Card", Apel Art Gallery, İstanbul
1999 __ "Night",  Apel Art Gallery, İstanbul
     __ "Floréal 1", Nelly Art House, İstanbul
1998 __ "Abstract Tendencies in Turkish Painting", Atatürk Cultur Center, İstanbul
1997 __ Sharjah Biennale, Sharjah, U.A.E. (Honorary Prize)
1995 __ "3 Artists" Maçka Art Gallery – 4th International İstanbul Biennale, İstanbul
1994 __ "Some of Them Some of Us ", Tem Art Gallery, İstanbul
1993 __ "Contemporary Female Artists", İstanbul Museum of Archaeology, İstanbul
1992 __ "Drawers", Galerie Maison de la Céramique, Mulhouse, France
1991 __ Galleria Ciovasso 20th Year Exhibition, Galleria Ciovasso, Milan, Italy
     __ Alkent Actuel Art, İstanbul
1989 __ "Daten: 7 Turkish Artists", IGEDO-Messe, Düsseldorf, Germany
     __ "2nd İstanbul Biennale", Military Museum, İstanbul
1988 __ Atelier Annexe Kolbotn, Norway
1986 __ Maçka Art Gallery 10th Year Exhibition, Maçka Art Gallery, İstanbul
1985 __ Westphalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany
1984 __ "Turkish Painting Since 1950", Alarko Art Gallery, İstanbul
1984 __ Galleria La Persiana, Palermo, Italy
1981 __ "The Turkish Art of Painting: 1881-1981, The Atatürk Centenary", Istanbul Art and Sculpture Museum, İstanbul
1979 __ "7 Premio Mazzacurati: Illustrations of Contemporary Italian Poetry", Teramo, Italy
     __ "1st Exhibition of Painting, Sculpture and Prints", Matera, Italy
1978 __ "28th Exhibition of Painting; Sculpture and Prints (Piccolo Europa)", Sassoferrato, Italy, 2nd Prize
1977 __ X. Quadriennale di Roma, Rome, Italy
     __ "Turkish Artists Abroad", Maçka Art Gallery, İstanbul
     __ Galleria Due Mondi, Rome, Italy

Bibliography
Dario Micacchi, "Le maschere umane-bestiali di Bilge Alkor", L’Unita, October 14th, 1976
Lorenzo Trucchi, "Bilge Alkor ai Due Mondi", Momento-Sera, October 13/14th, 1976
X. Quadriennale, Roma. Catalogue
Romolo Liberale, "L’Aguila: alla ‘Sonda’ espone Bilge Alkor", L’Unita, June 1st, 1978
A.Bonanni, "Bilge Alkor alla Sonda", Il Tempo, cronaca dell’ Aquila, June 1st, 1978
XXVLL Rassegna, "G.B. Salvi"e "Piccola Europa", Sassoferrato. Catalogue, 1978
Katalog Nazionale Bolaffi d’Arte Moderna, No.14, 1979
Giorgio Seveso, "Önsöz", Galeria d’Arte Ciovasso, Milano, 1981
Domenico Cara, "Un brutale ectoplasma",  Artecultura, March 3rd, 1981
L. Strozzieri, "Bilge Alkor oggi", Iconografia, Abruzzo, June 26th, 1981
"Art, Rimeco 82-83", Catalogo internazionale d’arte contemporaneo, 1982
Ahmet Oktay, "Bilge Alkor’un Resmi Üstüne", Milliyet, December 13th, 1986
10. Yıl Sergileri, Maçka Sanat Galerisi. Catalogue. 1986
Can Alkor, "Poirot’s endless night: Bilge Alkor’un resmi üstüne düzyazı", Gergedan, S: 3, 1987
"Bilder voller Intensität und Spannung", ULV, Lüneburg: Landeszeitung, October 2nd, 1988
"Bilge Alkor’un Almanya Sergisi",  Milliyet, October 19th, 1988
Ahmet Oktay, "Alkor’un Resminde İnsanlığın Hali",  Argos, S:19, 1990
Cem Aslıhan, "Bilge Alkor resimleriyle gizemi yaşamaya çağırıyor", Gösteri, March 1990
"Bilge Alkor üstüne", Sanat Çevresi, S: 137, 1990
"Bilge Alkor - Maçka Sanat Galerisi", Güneş, March 8th, 1990
"Soyutlamanın Ak Perdesinden", Cumhuriyet, March 10th, 1990
Ahmet Köksal,  Milliyet Sanat, March 15th, 1990
Sezer Tansuğ, "Bir Dönemin Dökümü",  Antik Dekor, Sayı: 6, 1990
Giorgio Seveso, "I veleni della realta hanno un fascino misterioso e crudele"
"Autoritratto d’artista", Ventennale della Galleria Ciovasso, Milano, 1991
Kaya Özsezgin, Milliyet Sanat, November 15th, 1991
Ahu Antmen, "Maçka’da bir ‘Adak Duvarı’", Cumhuriyet, November 2nd, 1995
"Cevat Çapan’la Konuşma",  Arredamento Dekorasyon, S: 80, April 1996
Enis Batur, "Bilge Alkor’un ‘Fırtına’ sergisinden izlenimler", Cumhuriyet, April 23rd, 1996
Zeynep Rona, "Bir Çığlık: Kış Yolculuğu", Cumhuriyet, November 11th, 2004
İlhan Selçuk, "Pencere: Karga Gak Dedi…", Cumhuriyet, November 13th, 2004
"Schubert Sürprizi",  Milliyet Sanat, November 2004
Toprak Aslan, "Bilge Alkor’un şiir ve müziği buluşturduğu Kış Yolculuğu", Hürriyet Gösteri, November 2004
"Alkor’dan Schubert’e Sevgiyle", Radikal, November 22th 2004
Kaya Özsezgin, "Şair-Müzik Eşliğinden Resim Sanatına", Cumhuriyet, December 5th, 2004
Pelin Özer, "Rüya Röntgeni Gibi Bir Resmin Şarkısını Söylesem…", Sanat Dünyamız, Yapı Kredi Yayınları, Sayı: 94, 2005
Nazan İpşiroğlu, Resimde Müziğin Etkisi, "Ses-Söz-Renk Bütünlüğü", Yirmidört Yayınları, İstanbul, s. 95-98, 2006