Hikmet Barutcugil's exhibition at Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul hotel begins on Tuesday 30 March 2010, at 7 p.m., when there will be a live performance by the artist.
Hikmet Barutcugil, born in 1952, studied textiles at the Istanbul Art Academy, and discovered the art of marbling on paper, developing a new technique named "Barut Marbling". Barutcugil then adapted the style to all types of surfaces, working on the application of marbling to interior design. He now teaches marbling in various institutions, and has published three books and many articles on the subject.
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