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Zühtü Müridoğlu

Zühtü Müridoğlu

Zühtü Müridoğlu (1906 - 1992)

Müridoğlu was born in Istanbul in 1906. He studied in İhsan Özsoy Atelier of Sculpture Department of İstanbul State Academy of Fine Arts (currently known as Mimar Sinan University Faculty of Fine Arts). He has studied in Marcel Gimond Atelier in Colorassi Academy in Paris with an European scholarship for one year. He died in 1992. The artist, who is one of the pioneers of the monumental structures in Turkey, after a series of works reflecting this tradition, especially in his last period of his life, he tried free forms and artworks consistent with the new trends started by the younger generation. He is among the leaders who aim to spread the art of sculpture as a contemporary discipline and have it embraced by the new generation.