À LA MODE

À LA MODE By Belgin Yücelen What is the Project? I am creating a series of new work that expresses the power and grace of classical sculpture and employs cutting edge components. The contrast between the exciting high-tech futuristic components and the graceful realism of the figurative sculptures will urge people to stop and evaluate […]

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My Solo Exhibition “Clothes from the Past” at artspace

My solo exhibition, “Clothes from the Past” at the Helena Davis Gallery, Artspace in Richmond was a great opportunity for me to reach out to the East Coast with my historical dresses. I also gave a talk at the opening of my solo exhibition “Clothes from the Past” at the Helena Davis Gallery in artspace in Richmond, VA. This was a great opportunity for […]

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My print “Today I was with Picasso” is on display at the Susquehanna Art Museum

Identity Spectrum Exhibition at the Susquehanna Art Museum is about perspectives on the expression of gender In the elegant space offered by the the Susquehanna Art Museum, works by 22 artists curated by Dr. Christine Filippone, are being displayed as a group show titled “Identity Spectrum”.  “As one of the fundamental aspects of personal identity, gender has […]

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How Meditation Affects Art

I attended a program called “The Art of Being Human” to find out how meditation affects art at the Shambhala Mountain Center in the Red Feathers Lake area of North Colorado. The retreat which was financed by a fellowship program offered by the Hemera Foundation.  The experience of a meditation retreat is intended to lead an […]

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My bronze sculpture Pagliacci

MY SCULPTURE PAGLIACCI Pagliacci is a beautiful opera by Leoncavallo on the tragedy of a jealous husband.  It recounts this tragedy as a commedia dell’arte troupe: There is a play within a play: “the troubles of Pagliaccio”. I love the way Luciano Pavarotti performed it in 1994. The end is the most dramatic moment: Canio (real character […]

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Time

TIME In 2016 I created another series with the theme of ”Time”. This series was intended to motivate the viewer to be more present and aware.  It consisted of 11 bronze sculptures inlaid with gold, which is a Japanese concept of treating breakage as part of the past of an object, it is called kintsugi. […]

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Journey of a Thousand Years

JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND YEARS The series I created in 2014 titled “Journey of a Thousand Years” includes 11 figurative bronze sculptures and an installation piece. With this series I intended to inspire the viewers to know themselves better.      The installation piece “Rehearsing Mirrors” represents the roles we play in life based on audiences […]

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