Gazi University, 06560 Yenimahalle, Ankara, Turkey
In 1945-1948, Turani graduated from the Department of Painting of Ankara Gazi Education Institute (now Gazi University).
Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
Turani completed his PhD at Hacettepe University in 1973.
Adnan Turani studied at Istanbul Teacher Training School from 1941 to 1944. During that period, he was also a guest student at the Istanbul Fine Arts Academy.
In 1945-1948 Turani graduated from the Department of Painting of Gazi Institute of Education in Ankara (now Gazi University).
Turani also completed his PhD at Hacettepe University in 1973. Moreover, in 1998 Anadolu University bestowed an honorary doctorate on him.
Adnan Turani had the opportunity to work in Munich, Stuttgart and Hamburg Fine Arts Academies in Germany since 1953.
When he returned to Turkey in 1959, he began working as a studio teacher at the Gazi Institute of Education at the Department of Painting, a position he held until 1970.
Turani also worked as a coordinator at the Fine Arts Institute of Hacettepe University in 1972 and became an associate professor there in 1978.
From 1982 until 1986, Turani worked as a tutor at the History of Art Department of Hacettepe University.
Besides, he was Chair of the Painting Department in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Bilkent University between 1986 and 1987.
Adnan Turani retired in 1990.
In addition, Turani published a number of works on the aesthetics of plastic arts, the philosophy of art and the history of art. He was also a painter, whose concept of painting was based on the search for an abstract mode of influence. For him, not the form of nature, but the pictorialized fiction of the nature form was important.
Sarı, Kırmızı ve Mavili Soyut1995
Ege'den Peyzaj Soyutlaması1995
Abstract still life2009