Burhan Cahit Dogançay (American, 2013)

Timeline

1929
Born in Istanbul, Turkey
1933–1950
First art lessons were given by his father, the well-known painter, Adil Dogançay, and Arif Kaptan, also a well-known Turkish painter
1950
Law Degree: University of Ankara, Turkey
1953
Doctorate in economics: University of Paris, France
1950–1955
Attends courses at L’Académie de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris
1964
Certificate of Appreciation by the City of New York
1969
Tamarind Lithography Workshop Fellowship, Los Angeles
1984
Enka Arts Arts & Science Award, Istanbul
1992
Medal of Appreciation given by the Ministry of Culture of Russia
1995
Receives the National Medal of the Arts for Lifetime Achievement and Cultural Contribution from the President of Turkey, the highest honor that country bestows on an artist.
2004
Honorary doctorate from Hacettepe University, Ankara
2004
Painter of the Year Award given by Sanat Kurumu, Ankara
2005
Contribution to the Arts Award given by the International Contemporary Art Exposition, Istanbul
2005
Art Honor Award given by the Art Forum Plastic Arts Fair, Ankara
2006
Since 2006 he has been dividing his time between New York, southern Turkey, and Istanbul
2013
Dies on January 16th in Istanbul. Buried in his beloved Turgutreis, southern Turkey

Exhibitions

2012
Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey (Fifty Years of Urban Walls: A Burhan Dogançay Retrospective)
2011
Aria Art Gallery, Florence, Italy (Brooklyn Bridge - As Never Seen Before: Photographs by Burhan Dogançay)
2011
Santralistanbul, Istanbul, Turkey (20 Modern Turkish Artists of the XXth Century: 1940-2000)
2010
British Museum, London, United Kingdom (Modern Turkish Art at the British Museum)
2010
Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, Ohio (Burhan Dogancay: Urban Walls)
2009–2010
Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany (Istanbul Next Wave)
2009
Galeri Artist, Ankara, Turkey (Selected Works since 1970 from Private Collections)
2009
Gallery Isik Tesvikiye, Istanbul, Turkey (Soyut)
2009
Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria (Spotlight: Neuzugänge seit 2006)
2009
CentrePasquArt, Biel, Switzerland (Collage - Décollage, Burhan Dogançay and Jacques Villeglé)
2008
Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey (Collage - Décollage, Burhan Dogançay and Jacques Villeglé)
2005
Kunstverein Guetersloh e.V., Guetersloh, Germany (Walls of the World)
2005
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, New York (Looking at Words)
2005
Institut Français d’Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey (Tapisseries d’Aubusson)
2004
Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah (New on View: Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection)
2003
Siegerlandmuseum, Siegen, Germany (Walls of the World)
2001
Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, Ohio (Dogançay-Wall Paintings from the Museum collection)
2001
Dolmabahçe Cultural Center, Istanbul (A Retrospective)
2001
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York (Outside In)
2000
Marburger Universitaetsmuseum, Maburg (Kunst der Gegenwart: 1975-2000)
1999
The Museum of the City of New York, New York, New York (The New York Century)
1999
Radio House Gallery, New York, New York (The Rebirth of the Brooklyn Bridge)
1996
Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston, Texas (New York-New Heights)
1994
Nicholas Alexander Gallery, New York, New York (Doors & Walls)
1993
Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey (Walls 1990-93)
1992
State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (Walls & Doors 1990-91)
1991
Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, New York (Collage: New Applications)
1990
Gallery Torso, Odense, Denmark
1990
Galerie du Génie, Paris, France
1989
Seibu Museum of Art-Yurakucho Art Forum, Tokyo, Japan
1987
Gallery Nev, Istanbul, Turkey
1987
Hamideh Bayley Gallery, New York, New York (Two Decades of Walls)
1987
Foster Harmon Galleries, Sarasota, Florida
1983
Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada (Les Murs murmurent)
1983
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium (Les Murs murmurent)
1982
Baukunst-Gallerie, Cologne, Germany
1982
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (Les Murs murmurent)
1978
Gimpel & Weitzenhoffer Gallery, New York, New York
1977
Gallery Engstrom, Stockholm, Sweden
1977
Kunstsalon Wolfsberg, Zurich, Switzerland
1977
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York (From the American Collection)
1976
Gallery Baraz, Istanbul, Turkey
1975
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York (Recent Acquisitions)
1972
Pace Gallery, New York, New York (Printmakers at Pace)
1970
Finch College Museum of Art, New York, New York (Artists at Work)
1965
Solomon R.Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York (Some Recent Gifts)
1964
Ward Eggleston Galleries, New York, New York (Watercolors)
1956–1959
Art Lovers Club, Ankara, Turkey

Literature

2008
Taylor, Brandon. Urban Walls: A Generation of Collage in Europe & America. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 2008
2003
Blanchebarbe,Ursula. Walls of the World. Bielefeld: Kerber Verlag, 2003
2003
Vine, Richard. Burhan Dogançay: Works on Paper 1950-2000. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 2003
2001
Rona, Z. (ed.). Dogançay: A Retrospective. Istanbul: Duran Editions, 2001
1999
Lopate, Phillip. Bridge of Dreams. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1999
1992
Lascault, Gilbert. Dessine-Moi l’Amour. Paris: Syros-Alternatives, 1992
1986
Moyer, Roy (ed.). Dogançay. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1986