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Tag: Taner Ceylan

Oscar Wilde once said, "Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter." Turkish painter Taner Ceylan, previously covered on our blog, has sought to find the connect between sitter and artist in his latest exhibition, "We Now Must Say Goodbye" at Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York. The exhibit gets right to the point, containing just two original oil portraits and a sampling of drawings based on works by 19th century master portrait artist of the fashionable elite, Jean-Auguste Dominique Ingres.

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