STEVE LAZARIDES: THE MAN BEHIND THE STREET ART EMPIRE

You must all know the name Steve Lazarides by now. For those of you who don’t, Lazarides is more than a usual gallerist. He...

LIVES OF WOMEN ARE NOW DIGITS ON RIBBONS BY GULSUN KARAMUSTAFA

A few weeks ago Istanbul Modern opened an exhibition called “Harbor”. On the botton floor near the end of the exhibition I came across...
TRADITIONAL TURKISH TILES GO CONTEMPORARY

TRADITIONAL TURKISH TILES GO CONTEMPORARY

My first aim when I launched this site was to introduce Turkish contemporary art to the world. But sometimes I get lucky enough to...
Birecikligil’s armless females...

Birecikligil’s armless females…

Here is a Turkish artist, who has an ongoing show that tells the story of the intense psyche of the female through sculptures. Her...
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INTERVIEW WITH BARIS CIHANOGLU

Barış Cihanoğlu lives and works in İstanbul. He has won many awards, and has had the chance to be presented during Art Basel in...

THE WHITE CUBE OVERTAKEN BY HUSEYIN ARICI’S LEECHES AND WORMS

Huseyin Arıcı who had a show in CerModern Ankara, has his first solo show in Xist Gallery Istanbul. His hyperrealist oil paintings actually look...
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YUSUF AYGEC INTERVIEW

Meet Yusuf Aygeç! This guy, represented by CAM Gallery is more than a talent, he is just pure fun! Greeting us with a Nutella cake baked...
INTERVIEW WITH ITALIAN ARTIST RABARAMA

INTERVIEW WITH ITALIAN ARTIST RABARAMA

“The body of the woman for me is the sensuality and elegance while the male body represents power and balance...” ARTSNOB: The body has a...
THE PAPER CUTTING ARTIST: HALİL VURUCUOĞLU

THE PAPER CUTTING ARTIST: HALİL VURUCUOĞLU

With magical touches of watercolor on canvas, he creates some of the most original works of modern Turkish art. He lives in Istanbul, but...

QUESTION: ARE INTERNTIONAL GALLERIES HAPPY TO BE AT CONTEMPORARY ISTANBUL?

   GALERIE PARIS - BEJING, Elisa Azzena de Fleurieu So what are your thoughts about the organisation/ the fair/ the crowd and the art works? So far,...

CLASSIC GOES POP WITH YUSUF AYGEÇ

Yusuf Aygeç is a very young artist who lives in Istanbul, works with oil on canvas and has a style that reinterprets the past...

QUEEN OF ART – ARDAN OZMENOGLU

Ardan Özmenoğlu, her booth Siyah Beyaz Gallery is always full with collectors, friends celebs and just people who like her works. Working with neon...
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INTERVIEW WITH ARDAN OZMENOGLU

Here we meet Ardan Özmenoglu at Siyah Beyaz Gallery's booth at the 8th edition of Contemporary İstanbul art fair. We ask her about her...

INTERVIEW WITH ALİ ELMACI ON HIS ART, HIS PREVIOUS GALLERY, THE...

Ali Elmacı, has had some changes in his life recently. And here we are with Özlem Ünsal at his studio pigging over Turkish pastry...

THE DOLAPDERE GIANT “GAIA GALLERY” OPENS, NİL NUHOĞLU REVEALS

Gaia Gallery opens in its new space in Dolapdere with Arda Yalkın’s new solo, “Everything is Awesome”. Hosting hundreds of people on the grand...
IF WESTERN BRANDS GO TO "CHINATOWN"

IF WESTERN BRANDS GO TO “CHINATOWN”

Mehmet Gözetlik, co-founder and executive art director of Antrepo, a collective platform, is back again in the art scene with his new project "Chinatown"....