ARZU AKGÜN ・Istanbul

Arzu Akgün was born in İstanbul, Turkey in 1970.

Arzu completed Bachelor and Masters degrees in Painting at Dokuz Eylül University in Izmir, Turkey.

Arzu takes interest in the existence of women and elaborates on subjects such as drama, closeness and isolation. Furthermore she studies our consumerist society and the relationship between the aesthetic object and the instant desire of owning it. Arzu applies mixed media on wood.

Her artworks has been exhibited in the art capitals of the world and auctioned by major auction houses.