Psychoanalysis and The Artist
The outreach comittee holds panels around the work of various artists at the Sabanci Museum in Istanbul. The discussions and presentations use the work of the artist in order to introduce psychoanalytic thinking and theory in addition to a new language to appreciate art.
We are very happy to be hosting Sigmund Freud’s granddaughter, world-renowned painter Lucian Freud’s daughter, a great artist herself Jane McAdam Freud in Istanbul. This encounter with the artist will consist of a conference and a workshop.
Where do women, birds and stars come from? Are they from the land, the sky, or the land Miró’s poetry was born in? Was there only a spot of paint in the beginning?
"One of the things I v worked a lot is darkness within us. I m talking about the inner self and its links to Freud and its links to the uncanny, that half known that lurks in the black."