Artifacts that will bring together the culture, history and art of Tatar people with Northern Cyprus will regularly meet art lovers in the permanent Tatar section of the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts.
The Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts, which is the largest contemporary art museum not only in Cyprus but also in the region with over 50 thousand works of art, brings together the culture of the Turkish world under the same roof with its rich collections of works by artists belonging to 14 Turkish communities. Tatar’s on the other hand, is one of the peoples represented with its works at the museum and group exhibitions.
Artifacts that will bring together the culture, history and art of Tatar with Northern Cyprus will regularly meet art lovers in the permanent Tatar section of the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts. Along with the Tatar People Culture and Historical Art Exhibition, which will be opened on April 3, the permanent this section will also be opened to visitors.
Sculptures, paintings, swords, national clothes, carpets and mosque models and many works are in this exhibition!
The exhibition, which will be opened, will feature many works such as sculptures and paintings by Tatar artists, swords reflecting the country’s culture, Tatar national clothes, carpets, and mosque models.
In the collection to be exhibited, there are remarkable works related to Süyümbike Sultan, who has an important place in the history of Tatar and is seen as a national hero. The Tatar Sultan Süyümbike, who ruled the Kazan Khanate, also stands out as one of the most important female rulers in history. In the exhibition, the sculpture of Süyümbike Sultan and the reproductions of the clothes she used will meet art and history lovers. A tapestry made by the best masters, embroidered with gold and precious stones, is among the interesting works of the exhibition. The sultan’s sword, known as the Golden East, and a model of Kul Sharif Mosque will also be included in the exhibition as important parts of Tatar people culture. The Kul Sharif Mosque in Kazan is known as the main mosque of Tatar, located in the Kazan Kremlin District and is one of the largest Muslim temples in Europe. Due to the blue color of its minarets and dome, it is also known as the “Blue Mosque” among the people. In the exhibition, many works reflecting the culture, history and art of Tatar people will meet art lovers and history enthusiasts.