CONTEMPORARY ISTANBUL PREVIEW / BEFORE PUBLIC OPENING

HERE ARE PHOTOS OF ARTWORKS HANDPICKED BY THE SNOB. ENJOY THE SNEAKPEEK BEFORE THE PUBLIC OPENING. 

WHO DOESN’T LIKE AFFORDABLE ART?

Hip hip hooray! Yesterday I bought "myself" by Yusuf Aygeç 30 x 30 oil on canvas.  This might sound a bit narcissistic. Oh well...

ARTBASEL UNLIMITED BEST PICKS

Unlimited, curated by Gianni Jetzer takes places in Hall I. It's more of a museum like space where you can roam around without bumping...

“WATCH OUT” FOR THESE ARTSHOWS

Daniel Crews-Chubb October 23rd @ Galerist Studio Galerist proudly presents ‘Zumbi and Belfie’ an exhibition of Daniel Crews-Chubb between October 23rd - November 21st, 2015....

Art on Fabric by Güneş Terkol

Terkol, tells stories through the use of fabrics, slides, video installations, daylight, sounds and exteriors. Güneş Terkol prefers to show things, instead of telling them and...
FOR THE LOVE OF THE STONES AND THE PORTRAITS BY DAMLA OZDEMIR

FOR THE LOVE OF THE STONES AND THE PORTRAITS BY DAMLA...

 I remember Damla from her solo show last year, again at İlayda Gallery, where she dealt with feminist themes. That was when I met...

HOP ON A VIDEO TOUR AT CONTEMPORARY ISTANBUL VIP PREVIEW

Contemporary Istanbul is celebrating its 10th year. And Istanbul Art Snob is media partner of the fair this year. So stay tuned an enjoy...
GENCO GÜLAN'S MARATHON OF SOLO SHOWS COMMENCES

GENCO GÜLAN’S MARATHON OF SOLO SHOWS COMMENCES

An artist able to make half a dozen solo shows a year in many cities around the world. And this is just only one...

ARDAN OZMENOGLU INVADES GENEVA

One of the most successful female Turkish contemporary artists, famous for her glass tree sculptures, post -it artworks and humourous neon lighting, Ardan Ozmenoglu...
GIACOMETTI SNEAKPEEK

GIACOMETTI SNEAKPEEK

Pera Museum is proud to announce the first major exhibition of sculptor and painter Alberto Giacometti in Turkey taking a retrospective approach. Organized in...

GENCO GOES BACK TO SCHOOL

The art world is posting pictures from the Venice Biennial while Turkey is getting ready for the Mardin Biennial. But as of yesterday, one...

“ART IS NOT GOING TO SAVE HUMANITY!” CEMAL GURSEL @VERSUS ART...

My dearest curator friend Özlem Ünsal invited me to a brunch hosted by Versus Art Project celebrating Cemal Gürsel's next solo opening tomorrow (10th...
ELIF BOYNER'S STILL LIFES COME ALIVE AT ÖKTEM AYKUT

ELIF BOYNER’S STILL LIFES COME ALIVE AT ÖKTEM AYKUT

Have been following Elif Boyner for some time now waiting for her to breakthrough from her silence. And she finally did it at the...

A TASTE OF BOTERISMO @ANNA LAUDEL GALLERY ISTANBUL

Fernando Botero’s solo show was opened yesterday at Anna Laudel Gallery in Istanbul. Anna Laudel Contemporary has recently opened in Istanbul and it was...
CONTEMPORARY ISTANBUL 2014 PICKS

CONTEMPORARY ISTANBUL 2014 PICKS

he 9th edition of Contemporary Istanbul closed on Sunday 16th November suppressing sales and visitors expectations with more than 77,000 visitors and 72 percent...