Devrim Erbil unveils exciting new NFT art at The Stay Boulevard Nisantasi

A new exhibition of work by Devrim Erbil titled NeonIST has been unveiled at The Stay Boulevard Nisantasi, highlighting the hotel group’s continued investment in art and its creators.

One of the most important contemporary Turkish artists on the world stage, Erbil has introduced a new concept of adding neon colours to his signature paintings of Istanbul for the special series of NFTs now available to purchase.

The works offer intense new perspectives of the mix of history, nature and architecture from which this ancient metropolis springs, joyful expressions of Erbil’s love of the city in which he has lived for 65 years.

Erbil is renowned for his studies of Istanbul, which depict the rhythm of birds flying over the Bosphorus and the magnificent urban landscape. His involvement in this project illustrates his keenness to explore and embrace new technological innovations.

The exclusive NFT collection, curated by Renkolondon, features an oil painting created in collaboration with the celebrated American digital artist Silly Gabe, monotype giclée prints curated by Erbil Kare, silk screen prints, NFTs, and an open edition in collaboration with Renk Erbil.

Erbil was lauded for his transition to the digital environment with his first NFT collection, ‘London like a dream’, also curated by Renkolondon, in collaboration with Fanchain 3 and Nifty Gateway. It was exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery in London in 2021.

The NeonIST series is available to buy from The exhibition is on show to The Stay guests and non-guests in the hotel gallery, 11am-10pm, Tuesday to Sunday, until 2 April.

Photo: Serra Celikkan, The Stay Hotel