Photographer's Note

This is the famous turkish artist Mustafa Pilevneli; one of the most famous artists of the contemporary art in Turkey.
He is a painter, and master of artisanal pottery as well.
Here he is working on a new project. Making a group of ceramic birds.

Mustafa Pilevneli was born in Istanbul in 1940. He began his career as an artist at the State School for further Education in Applied Arts. He was appointed as an assistant lecturer there after graduating in 1961. In 1963 he obtained a scholarship of DAD (Federal Germany) to study fresco techniques at Stuttgart Academy of Fine Arts. From 1965 up to now he has put his signature to countless different art works in materials such as glass, metal, mosaic, ceramic, concrete and synthetics for many organizations both in Turkey and abroad.

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