Istanbul is unique. It is the only city in the world where two continents meet. Enjoy old and new in the cultural capital of Turkey with Istanbul expert Marc Guillet

Modern Chinese photography by Yao Lu

Posted on 27 January 2011

Istanbul Modern Photography Gallery is hosting an exhibition by Yao Lu, one of the most renowned artists to have introduced contemporary Chinese photography to the world. The exhibition Yao Lu’s New Landscapes displays 31 of the artist’s works in which he first photographs mounds of garbage and construction debris covered with green protective nets and… Read more »

Videos by Ryan Trecartin in Istanbul Modern

Posted on 26 January 2011

Istanbul Modern presents Ryan Trecartin, one of the most important video artists of the young generation with his work Any Ever (2009-2010). The four videos on review merge sophisticated digital manipulations with footage from the internet and pop culture, animations, and wildly stylized sets and performances. Ryan Trecartin (1981) from Texas  is an artist and… Read more »

Nazim Hikmet honored with exhibition

Posted on 10 January 2011

Beloved Turkish poet Nazim Hikmet (1902-1963), who rests in a cemetery in Moscow, will be honoured with an exhibition in Istanbul. That is something special, because for many years his poetry was banned in his native Turkey. Although he was a great patriot he was also seen as an enemy of the state, because he… Read more »

Photo Exhibition about Turkey in Kadiköy

Posted on 8 January 2011
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Artmosfer Cafe and Gallery presents an exhibition of photos about Turkey by photographer Selda Kural. The opening cocktail Saturday Janyary 8 from 5-7 p.m. Address: Bahariye Caddesi No.43 Kadikoy For more about Selda Kural check out her website:

Ottoman inspired art

Posted on 7 January 2011

Sah Art Gallery presents an exhibition of Fikret Öztürk titled Ottoman Group Addrfess:Moda Caddesi Tellalzade Sokak. No. 9/1 Kadiköy Tel:  0216-346 121 13