Halis Dokgöz Cartoon Exhibition @ Schneidertempel Art GalleryThe cartoonist and academician Prof. Dr. Halis Dokgöz´s Cartoon Exhibition is opening at the Schneidertempel Art Gallery on Tuesday, April 6th.
Halis Dokgöz whose first cartoon was published in Kılçık magazine, had started drawing cartoons in 1985. Later his cartoons appeared in many magazines and newspapers such as Gırgır, Limon, Çarşaf, ArteFacto, Buduar, Cumhuriyet, Bizim Gazete, Hürriyet, Milliyet, Bir Gün, Radikal, and Sabah. He drew cartoons regularly for Kılçık, Tıp Dünyası (Medical World), Sendrom, Hiç, Fesat, Homur, and Hekim Forumu (Doktors' Forum) magazines.
Prof. Dr. Dokgöz whose cartoons have also been published in countries like Germany, France, Spain, Belgium, Greece, Romania, Poland, Iran, Cyprus, Portugal, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Azerbaijan, India, South Korea, Serbia, and China, received awards in many national and international competitions he entered.
Halis Dokgöz's first cartoon book 'Güneşin Girmediği Yere (To Where the Sun Never Enters)' published in 1989 was followed by 'Çizgisel (Linear)' in 2010. In 2019, his latest works and cartoons published in Hurriyet newspaper were compiled in his book 'Metafor (Metaphor)'. Finally, in 2020, his cartoon book 'Karikatürlerle Çocuk Hakları Sözleşmesi (Convention on the Rights of the Child via Cartoons)' with which he tried to promote and increase awareness about the 'Convention on the Rights of the Child', has been published.
The Halis Dokgöz Cartoon Exhibition will stay open for visiting until April 30th.
Due to the preventive measures taken for the COVID-19 pandemic, the Schneidertempel Art Gallery is open every day except Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, between the hours 11:00 and 18:00.