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Tips For Artists Who Want To Sell, 2012

Acrylic on canvas
150 x 100 cm
The reference to historical as well as contemporary sources of western art and culture is to be found in other works by the artist as well. In Tips for artists who want to sell (after Baldessari) (2012) for example he expands John Baldessari's list with criteria how an artwork should be composed to be sold for the best price. Altındere in this way also reflects his own role as an artist in the art market system.

 

© Photo: Courtesy Halil Altındere
& Pilot Gallery, Istanbul

Who the f*ck is Halil Altındere?

Provocatively Altındere uses symbolism and language of the system that he criticizes, be it that of his home country or the global art circuit. Until 22 March 2015, Kunstpalais Erlangen, Germany.

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