Gallery Ilayda was founded in 1992 by Sergül Okay in Ankara. On its 10th anniversary, Sergul Okay’s daughter Ilayda Babacan established Istanbul branch. The gallery provides representation of both Turkish and international emerging and mid-career artists working across media.
Gallery’s principal focus is the representation of artists who share a process-apparent sensibility in their art. We are committed to artwork that demonstrates an authentic voice, an innovative use of materials and an appreciation of the mark in diverse media: site-based installation, video, sculpture, painting and works on paper. Gallery Ilayda targets to promote young and talented Turkish artists to present their personal exhibitions abroad, in International Art Fairs and also presents international artists’ works its 300 m2 hall located in Teşvikiye.
The gallery offers an effective and confidential alternative for the sale of works of art from and on behalf of private individuals and institutions. We provide consulting and collection advising for our individual and corporate clients.
10am - 7pm (Mon-Sat)
closed on Sunday