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Serdar Acar

Born in 1992, Istanbul, Turkey

Lives and works in Istanbul, Turkey


Serdar Acar creates enigmatic landscape paintings, often occupied by a solitary figure, symbolising the feelings of loss, anxiety and desire he experienced during pandemic isolation. The landscapes, characterised by their great plains and vast openness, are rendered in subdued, pastel colours. The artist calls the scenes “symbols of the uncanny”, referencing their dreamlike, almost futuristic and otherworldly nature. The figures often stand at the foothills of Acar’s pink and blue mountains or a...Read more