Art

Decolonizing African Art Colonial Heritage and European Museums Gordian Knot
Decolonizing African Art: Colonial Heritage and European Museums’ Gordian Knot

The looting and subsequent disappearance of artistic treasures from the African continent had two detrimental outcomes:...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

From Beyoglu to the Globe Encounters of Ara Güler
From Beyoglu to the Globe: Encounters of Ara Güler

World-renowned Turkish-Armenian photographer Ara Güler, who went by the nickname "Eye of Istanbul," passed away on...

Saturday, October 20, 2018

In Memory of Ara Güler Turkey s Visual Historian
In Memory of Ara Güler: Turkey’s Visual Historian

Ara Güler, who sadly passed away at the age of 90 this week, was Turkey’s most notable photojournalist and one of the best...

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Contemporary Islamic Art and The Jameel Prize 2018
Contemporary Islamic Art and The Jameel Prize 2018

The Jameel Prize is ‘an award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition’ and is currently on view at...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Art Artists and Politics No Limits for Transgression
Art, Artists and Politics: No Limits for Transgression?

It is impossible to think of artists as beings without political thoughts but when they cross the thin line between being...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The man who draws with pebbles
The man who draws with pebbles

Artist Fehim Ibrahimhakkioglu has devoted his life as an artist to pebbles. Embracing this art form to create his images,...

Friday, January 19, 2018

World s famous artwork on Mersin walls
World’s famous artwork on Mersin walls

As part of the project of Toroslar Municipality of Mersin, painter Nazife Bilgin Hazar drew artworks of famous artists on...

Friday, November 17, 2017

The Plight of the Traditional Arts
The Plight of the “Traditional Arts”

Something must be done! Turkish reaction to the outcomes of industrialization, consumerism and urbanization must find a...

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Istanbul and Contemporary Islamic Art
Istanbul and Contemporary Islamic Art

The notion of Contemporary Islamic Art is challenging for many people. For some the very word ‘Contemporary’ has certain...

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