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 1960-1995. He performed "Demonstrations of Painting with music" from 1961-66. 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). February 19, 2004. Retrieved February 3, 2010. )
  2. ^ a b c Arda Uskan (October 23, 2000). "Hülya Avşar, Adnan Çoker'e karşı". Radikal (in Turkish). Retrieved February 3, 2010. )
  3. ^ Ahu Antmen (April 18, 2007). "Adnan Çoker'in ritmi yerinde". Radikal (in Turkish). Retrieved February 3, 2010. )
  4. ^ Jo Baker (May 14, 2009). "Stay Overnight in a Turkish Mansion". Time (magazine). Retrieved February 3, 2010. )(English mention states "Turkish artists such as abstract masters Devrim Erbil and Adnan Coker")
  5. ^ a b c ADNAN ÇOKER Archived September 27, 2009, at the Wayback Machine., MİNE SANAT GALERİSİ, Retrieved February 3, 2010