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IYEM, Nuri (1915 - 2005), Painter


in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
IYEM, Nuri (1915 - 2005), Painter

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Turkish, 20th century, male.

Born 10 March 1915, in Istanbul; died 18 June 2005.

Painter. Figures, urban landscapes. Murals.

Yaniler Grubu (New Group).

Between 1933 and 1937 Nuri Iyem studied in the studios of Calli Ibrahim and Leopold Levy. In 1940, following his military service, he joined the academy of fine art in Istanbul and graduated in 1944. In 1941 he co-founded New Group (

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