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I’ll be back!

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Bosphorous herring gull looking for its next meal.

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Concentric Concentration (my title)

Ekrem Yalçındağ has studied art and painting both at Staedelschule in Frankfurt with Hermann Nitsch and at Izmir Dokuz Eylul University by Adem Genç. Yalçındağ is an abstract painter with a distinctive expressionist visual style. With his characteristic use of thin brushes he creates absorbing textures on the surface of the canvas that involve colorful elements borrowed from Byzantine and Ottoman decorative arts. His latest solo show, “Impressions from the Streets” had been shown in Kunsthalle Bremerhaven in September 2012.

Saw this in London yesterday. Fortunately it wasn’t for sale: we’d never have got it home on the train!

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Cellist.

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Gallery.

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Kadiköy coffee.

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Contemporary Turkish pottery from Moda, Istanbul.

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If only we had tomatoes like these in the UK…

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Who’d be a cat?

On guard at the Archaeological Museum in Istanbul.

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The Turkish word for these beauties is, ‘delicious!’.