Osman Dinc, b. 1948, Turkey, lives and works in Paris.

 

Major exhibitions include; Ankara-Istanbul, Tophane-i Amire, İstanbul, Turkey (2019), Dessiner l'horizon (solo), Galerie Municipale Julio Gonzalez, Arcueil, France (2018); Beewax is the Elbow Grease of Bees(solo), Pi Artworks Istanbul, Turkey (2018); What's The Riddle,Pi Artworks London, UK (2016); A Story of the World(solo), CerModern, Ankara, Turkey (2014); Les Jeux De l'Eau Et du Miel,L'Agart, Amilly, France (2014); Theorem(solo), Pi Artworks Istanbul, Turkey (2014); Cosmic Touch, Espace Art Roch, Paris, France (2013); Logique de la mappemonde, l'École nationale supérieure d'art de Bourges, France (2013); and out of Istanbul, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, ABD (2008). Dinç has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Ankara Art Foundation's 2002 Sculptor of the Year, the 1993 UNESCO Sculptor of the Year, and has been thrice awarded the State Museum of Turkey's Sculpture and Painting Award. Major collections include; Circa Marseille, Marseille, France; The Art Collection of the Municipality of Paris, France; Istanbul Modern Museum, Turkey; Merkez Bank Collection, Turkey; The Musée de Annecy Collection, France; and the State Museum of Sculpture and Painting, Ankara, Turkey.