Notable for its unique position both geographically and culturally, Contemporary Istanbul prides itself on bringing together galleries, artists and collectors from Turkey, the Caucasus, the Black Sea, Russia and the Middle East, as well as from Europe, America and Asia.
Isabel Croxatto Galería brings to the 12th edition of Contemporary Istanbul 2017 an international group of contemporary emerging and mid career artists, each of them presenting outstanding projects in different medias; Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Hand Embroidery and New Medias. Victor Castillo, Nicola Verlato, Cecilia Avendaño, Juana Gomez, Miss Van, and this year for the first time showing in Turkey Francisco Uzabeaga and Andrea Wolf.
South African Esther Mahlangu’s (age 81) creative automobile attracted the most attention during the opening of Contemporary Istanbul.
"I Am Nature" of Maria Kilicoglu is displayed during the 12th edition of the Contemporary Istanbul (CI) at Lutfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Center in Istanbul, Turkey on September 14, 2017.
People visit the 12th edition of the Contemporary Istanbul (CI) during its VIP opening in Istanbul, Turkey on September 13, 2017.
Contemporary Istanbul presents: Ab Anbar is in Istanbul
Istanbul has been home to different civilizations and cultures over the ages and has preserved its cosmopolitan and metropolitan structure that has been home to people of different faiths, languages and ethnicities. As the hope chest of civilizations, İstanbul is the capital of the world, in a sense; it is a city that connects Asia and Europe. As one of the most energetic cities in the world Istanbul continually gets to be an attraction center, along with becoming one of the biggest center for contemporary art.
People visit the 12th edition of the Contemporary Istanbul (CI) at Lutfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Center in Istanbul, Turkey on September 14, 2017.
The 12th edition of the fair will include artworks from both established and emerging galleries, bringing a regional and international focus to the dynamic contemporary art scene in Istanbul.
Source: Anadolu Agency, Contemporary Istanbul