Mumhane Caddesi 50, Karaköy, Istanbul 34425 | +90 212 249 1035
Opening Hours: 11.00am-7.00pm Tue-Sat
artSümer, founded in 2005 by Aslı Sümer, focuses on representing the cutting-edge contemporary art of Turkey. The gallery works with artists at all stages of their career development, whose diverse practices include painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, video and new media.
The gallery program consists of rotating solo exhibitions as well as participation in important local and international art fairs, such as Contemporary Istanbul, Scope Miami- Basel, Art Brussels and Vienna Fair. artSümer is committed to showcasing substantive, young art in both local and international markets. Since its founding, artSümer has also specialized in the resale of select works of contemporary Turkish art and in customized consultation on collection management.
After studying business administration at the University of Istanbul, Aslı Sümer worked in the corporate world for ten years. In 2003, she changed careers and moved to New York to study arts administration and arts appreciation at New York University. She founded artSümer in December 2004 after working with her family, which has owned one of the most recognized and well-established galleries in Istanbul since the ‘80s.