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Pi Artworks Istanbul/London was founded in 1998 by YeÅŸim TuranlÄ± and is now one of Turkeyâ€™s foremost contemporary art galleries. Pi Artworks currently has a venue located in the famous MÄ±sÄ±r ApartmanÄ± in Galatasaray, Istanbul, and one in the bustling Fitzrovia district of Central London. During the last 18 years it has had a significant role in raising the profile of Turkish art within the international art market, while introducing international artists to its Turkish client base. Ms TuranlÄ± currently sits on the Art International, Istanbul selection committee, Art Galleries Association management board, and the Tate Middle-East acquisitions committee.
Pi Artworks currently represents twenty artists from across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. This roster includes establish practitioners such as Susan Hefuna, whose work is held in the permanent collections of the Pompidou Centre, Paris; Solomon. R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; and the British Museum, London as well as Tayeba Begum Lipi who previously represented Bangladesh at the 54th Venice Biennale. Alongside these names are noteworthy Turkish artists such as Volkan Aslan, and Nejat Sati, GÃ¼lay SemercioÄŸlu, who have exhibited extensively in their home country and received their first European solo exhibition through the gallery. Pi Artworks also represents a carefully selected group of emerging European artists such as Maria Friberg, Maude Maris, and Paul Schwer whose practice the gallery has opened up to eastern markets.