German Cappadocia Lover Opens Exhibition

Friday, March 23, 2007

   A German living in Cappadocia will promote Cappadocia in Istanbul. Almut Wegner, 45, a painter and art director will open an exhibition featuring the natural beauties of Cappadocia on March 27, reported the Doğan News Agency.

   Cappadocia lover Wegner first visited Cappadocia in 1991 as a tourist and was so impressed by the marvelous landscape in the region she then decided to settle in the region. Turning one of her rooms into a workshop, the painter has been living in Uchisar with her six children since then. Wegner will display works featuring the natural beauty of the region.The exhibition can be viewed from March 27 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Nakkas Art Gallery in Istanbul’s Sultanahmet district.