Sculptor, mixed media artist based in the Netherlands
Işık Tüzüner's oeuvre expresses a radiant, unstoppable urge to create. Işık means light in Turkish. Işık herself shines like a reborn star above her own world, a world that she has also conserved since 2005 in her own 'Passion Museum'. Preliminarily depicted in ideas of paper and cardboard put together to scale.

Not in a suitcase, as Marcel Duchamp did, but in a doll's house without dolls with a few wooden steps on the side as a back wall.
At the base, where everything started, is the watercolour; if
example of light and color and which here in postage stamp format the wall adorns. Her glossy collages of painted packaging materials in which she lets go of temptations of the appealing images and words disappear in her -partial- overpainting.
The visitor will not escape it; one will naturally start to dance and perhaps even hallucinate at the sight of so many impressions of colourful light and seductive images because the images will tickle the senses of the participatory western man who will hopefully perish the consumption forever.
In her world we are beyond art; the Post art has arrived.

The 'Passion Museum' introduces a way of experiencing art memory as it manifested itself in the sixties when the avant-garde declared the established art world dead in order to create a new world in everyday reality, not in museums and without the ballast of the past. 
Since 2006, Tüzüner has expanded its museum with pavilions. In this she makes the physical experience part of the artistic experience; you will have to crawl and climb to experience the extreme of the visual offer. There is a certain idealism in her attempts to let the visitor experience art in this way. Tüzüner obviously does not place himself outside the traditions of the art world. Her line is both in line with the European variant of Pop Art and in the traditions of painting and drawing; behind her nonchalant free style lies a classical mastery of the visual means.

The 'disque optique', Duchamp's rotoreliefs, the Op-art of the new realists are striking examples of earlier attempts to reduce art to a purely visual phenomenon. Whether the theory is correct or not is of little importance. It's working'; even for people who don't believe in it. No one can bypass the first, second, third and fourth dimensions. The following dimensions Işık Tüzüner calls 'Passion'...
In the Passion Museum, all those dimensions flow into one another.

for more info visit the artist's page here.

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