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Bodies, money & pride in photo exhibition

Posted on 21 January 2012
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 Gözde Türkkan (a.k.a. Mimiko), whom we know from her previous series ‘Pudica’ (2007), ‘I was looking to see if you were looking back at me to see me looking back at you’ (2008) and ‘Pay Here’ (Intersection IV, x-ist, 2010), opens her second solo show, ‘Full Contact’ January 26th at Gallery X-ist. Türkkan’s brand new… Read more »

Boijmans van Beuningen @ Istanbul Modern

Posted on 19 January 2012

16 February-8 May 2012, exhibiton “La La La, Human Steps”, a selection from the Collection of the renowned Dutch Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam (visual arts and cultural heritage) in Istanbul Modern. The exhibition is part of the activities in Turkey to celebrate the 400th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Netherland and Turkey…. Read more »

Sultans, Merchants & Painters @ Pera Muse

Posted on 18 January 2012

 Pera Museum is starting off the year 2012 with two exceptional exhibitions: Sultans, Merchants, Painters: The Early Years of Turkish-Dutch Relations; an exhibition commemorating four hundred years of cultural, diplomatic and trade relations between Turkey and the Netherlands and From Konstantiniyye to Istanbul: Photographs of the Anatolian Shore of the Bosphorus from the Mid XIXth… Read more »

Contemporary art @ SALT venues

Posted on 17 January 2012

İstanbul Eindhoven-SALTVanAbbe, a collaborated project of SALT and Van Abbemuseum, will evolve over the course of three exhibitions presented across both SALT venues throughout 2012. The three exhibitions are part of the activities in 2012 to celebrate 400 years of diplomatic relations between the Netherlands and Turkey. The first exhibition İstanbul Eindhoven-SALTVanAbbe: Post ’89 opens… Read more »

Retrospective of İbrahim Balaban

Posted on 17 January 2012

 A retrospective exhibition by an artist who began painting when he met Turkey’s most famous poet, Nazım Hikmet, in Bursa Prison 70 years ago, is now on display at the International Art Center in Istanbul’s Üsküdar. The exhibition, “Balabanizm,” features 140 works, including previously unseen tiles, design, carpet and canvas works, as well as a… Read more »