In fact, my words which could be perceived as a general evaluation are thewords which make me talk about the water-colour exhibition of NurayGümüştekin, consisting of her Works realised in 2008-2009. I should not missthis that Susan Sontag says, ‘Art is out of meaning‘, by conveying the traces of hostility for meaning in the symbolists. However, I think that all kinds of figures or forms and technical improvement, practice include the meaning anddefend this opinion even though in this writing I can not touch on these pointsas I regard them out of my knowledge limit. Namely, my contention is thatmeaning and interpretation which is shade of meaning is everywhere. Wherever a person goes, he/she can not go without any meaning and/or anyinterpretation.Let me mention about my projections, and impressions on me relating thewater-colour pictures in Nuray Gümüştekin’s exhibition.
An Equitable, Democratic Structuring:
How can such a theme be performed or made in a plastic art? When weapproach the subject from the point of view of the diversification of an item or one of the items into the Picture, namely, focusing (focalisateur) or highlighting(mise en relief) operations with social concepts, it can be related with theseconcepts: equitable/ unequitable, democratic / anti-democratic. I do not intendto drift the criticism or review into a political point. I am trying to drawattention to the fact, which reflects Nuray Gümüştekin’s mind and effects her pictures, being supposed to be important by me. In her
‘ work, it isnot felt any difference as grandeur among the seashells. She creats a balanced/stable point of interest into values of colours. So there are values of colours, to be seen like an attraction point in terms of colour, in her pictures.But, this leads up us to two different concepts : the point of interest relating tocolour and the visual item being sticked out or focusing on an item. These aredifferent themes or points in pictures. We can not say that the objects and persons are emphasized or any colour in her works. Perhaps theme of colour distribution will lead us to a different meaning, but balance andharmony/coherence are basic principles which she keeps.