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State Art and Scuplture Museum, Ankara

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The State Art and Sculpture Museum is a museum dedicated to fine arts and sculpture in Ankara, Turkey. It was designed in 1927 by architect Arif Hikmet Koyunoğlu and built between 1927 and 1930 as the Türkocağı Building, upon the direction of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and first President of Turkey. It is located close to the Ethnography Museum and houses a rich collection of Turkish art from the late 19th century to the present day. There are also galleries for guest exhibitions.The museum was reopened after the restoration of the building in 1980. Today, the museum is a center of art where the most outstanding works of the artists who played important roles in the development of Turkish painting and sculpture are exhibited. In addition to the collections of art works reflecting the formation and development periods of Turkish plastic arts, and its classification, and to the Library of Plastic Arts which fills the gap in this field, the archives of Turkish artists satisfactorily respond to the needs of researchers working in these fields.The protection of the works of fine arts, which is one of the most important responsibilities of the museum beside training, is done by employing a method particularly developed to ensure the most satisfactory results when dealing with the problems arising from temperature, humidity and sorting difficulties. Any damage due to aging which may occur in spite of all protection measures are restored by experts in the special restoration unit which has been set up as a separate division within the museum.
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  • This area holds history about art in ottoman and turkey. Of course as art was forbidden during Ottoman empire (penalty of death) there is not much art objects dated from this period. The few are Coran...  more »
  • Incredible art museum featuring Turkish painters and sculptors....One of the best I've ever visited! Wide range of art, but mostly modern (last century onward). LOVED it! And it was FREE! Right next t...  more »
  • Any visitor to Ankara should visit this place where he can see the Turkish art and enjoy it .I advice any one to visit this place.  more »
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  • Architect Arif Hikmet Koyunoğlu made by i. National Architecture movement in the example. The building was built as the Türkocağı. Period, "Thomas" in accordance with the ideology of a upper-middle point in Beck's head. With the change of management ideology was introduced as the Community Centre building is now used as a Museum of painting and sculpture. Important works of many Turkish painters are in the building.
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  • Building, the collection is beautiful. Beşiktaş Palace with museum collections I think Turkey is the best in painting and Sculpture Museum. Works with artists from Turkey. Can be seen in the works of the well-known artists. Entry free.
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