Lot 559 - Ali Yanya - Portrait of a Trader
Etching on Paper
A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork
Signed on Verso
Ali Yanya is a painter and printmaker born in Istanbul. He lives and works in London teaching printmaking at Morley College. Yanya's work is in the print collections of the British Museum, Clifford Chance International Law Firm, Turkish graphic Museum and BP Turkey.
Yanya studied Fine Art at Marmara University in Istanbul in 1980- 84 and then printmaking at Royal College of Art London in 1988 - 1990.
1990 Second Irish Mini Print Exhibition ‘We Frame it’ Prize, Dublin
1990 John Purcell Paper Company Prize Royal College of Art
1990 CCA Award, Royal College of Art
1994 British Petroleum Turkish- Azeri Artist Competition, First Prize
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
About his work Yanya say's "It is a continuous exploration of man and his relationship with his surroundings, history & politics".
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