Bedri Rahmi Eyüboğlu
The exhibition that brings together works from the series Babatomi and The Kiss, where the artist depicted sexuality one of the themes in overall his practice and moments of intimate intercourse moments.
Babatomi includes drawings inspired by sexual drives of women and men, while The Kiss focuses on two figures’ faces at the core of this pattern. As an indication of the fact that he observed the painters of the same period well, Eyüboğlu repetitively reinterprets this pattern referring to several styles that he developed through his career, by using techniques like charcoal, gouache, and acrylic paint. From the Middle Age Indian sculptures to the works by American artists he was contemporary with, several periods and geographies inspired Bedri Rahmi Eyüboğlu, who also observed Anatolia, and employed several styles and motives in his artistic practice.