Adnan Coker

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Adnan Coker (Adnan Çoker) (born 1927[1] in İstanbul) is a Turkish abstract artist.[2][3][4]

He graduated from Academy of Fine Arts Istanbul in 1951[2] and won European Concourt Prize in 1955.[5] He went on to Paris on a scholarship from the Turkish state. He worked at the André Lhote, Henri Goetz[2] and Hayter studios in Paris and the Emilio Vedova Studio at the International Salzburg Summer Academy.[5]


Coker was an instructor at the İstasyon Academy of Fine Arts from 1960 to 1995. He performed "Demonstrations of Painting with music" from 1961 to 1966. He has had more than 20 solo exhibitions, over 20 group exhibitions, and has been the recipient of eight national and two international awards.[5]


  1. ^ "Aramızda resimden en çok parayı Adnan Çoker kazandı". Milliyet (in Turkish). 19 February 2004. Retrieved 3 February 2010.)
  2. ^ a b c Arda Uskan (23 October 2000). "Hülya Avşar, Adnan Çoker'e karşı". Radikal (in Turkish). Retrieved 3 February 2010.)
  3. ^ Ahu Antmen (18 April 2007). "Adnan Çoker'in ritmi yerinde". Radikal (in Turkish). Retrieved 3 February 2010.)
  4. ^ Jo Baker (14 May 2009). "Stay Overnight in a Turkish Mansion". Time. Retrieved 3 February 2010.)(English mention states "Turkish artists such as abstract masters Devrim Erbil and Adnan Coker")
  5. ^ a b c ADNAN ÇOKER Archived 27 September 2009 at the Wayback Machine, MİNE SANAT GALERİSİ. Retrieved 3 February 2010