Ekrem Yalçindag is a Turkish Postwar & Contemporary painter who was born in 1964. The artist graduated from the Fine Arts Faculty of Izmir Dokuz Eylul University where he also received his master’s degree. He worked with Prof. Herman Nitsch in Frankfurt Stadelschule between 1994-1999. Using geometric and floral pattern so as to praise handcraftsmanship, he maintains connection between art and design by adapting the traditional techniques of painting. Numerous key galleries and museums such as Borusan Contemporary have featured Ekrem Yalçindag’s work in the past.
Ekrem’s work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $886 USD to $96,981 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 2010 the record price for this artist at auction is $96,981 USD for Barock in Istanbul, sold at Ketterer Kunst Munich in 2013. Ekrem Yalçindag has been featured in articles for ARTFORUM, Financial Times and Culture Kiosque. The most recent article is Puzzles with Purpose Debuts Worldwide written for ArtDaily in September 2020.