PORTRAIT OF THE "OTHER" BY BURHAN KUM

PORTRAIT OF THE “OTHER” BY BURHAN KUM

The text below is taken from the catalogue of Burhan Kum’s latest exhibition at the Empire Project Gallery. An artwork sometimes can compose such a meaning...

HOW TO TELL OF PEACE TO A LIVING DOVE – INTERVIEW...

This interview was done in Turkish and translated to English. Please scroll down to read the Turkish version.   In your new exhibition, you say “There...

MOVIE NIGHT: “MODIGLIANI” ON LOVE AND ART!

The story of Amedeo Modigliani's bitter rivalry with Pablo Picasso, and his tragic romance with Jeanne Hebuterne starring Andy Garcia. (2004) [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNik9gJeQAg?rel=0]
CAN, EXISTING IN THE DARK, EVER BE AN EXISTENCE?video

CAN, EXISTING IN THE DARK, EVER BE AN EXISTENCE?

A black screen with with no figure, shadow or movement. Not even sure if we are looking at anything. A voice calls out in...

Piccinini and Dou Go Miss Piggy!

One is more styled while the other is more natural looking. But they both transform the human into an animal. Australian artist Patricia Piccinini...
ART DEFINES ITSELF IN KARAKÖY

ART DEFINES ITSELF IN KARAKÖY

Classical art was born in Florence, grew up in Paris, "Popped" as Pop art in New York and today has finalized its journey. Because Contemporary...
DESTINY IS NOT THE DEATH OF A GIRL, BUT ART IS...

DESTINY IS NOT THE DEATH OF A GIRL, BUT ART IS…

Today I am in love! I am touched immensely by Murat Morova's artwork "Destiny" which is situated on the left once you enter the...

ART TRAVELS IN MOMENTS

Ahmet Güneştekin is an artist whose artworks range from painting to conceptual art and to sculpture. His signature can be identified as extremely vibrant colors....

CAMILLE CLAUDEL’S LETTER TO AUGUSTE RODIN – 1890

CAMILLE CLAUDEL (1864 -1943) 1890 or 1891 (Summer) ? Ink on paper H. 17.5 ; W. 22 cm Ms.362 At the height of Rodin and Camille Claudel’s relationship, there...

OCTOBER ARTIST: ROY LICHTENSTEIN

Welcome to October, the birth month of iconic artist Roy Lichtenstein, accepted as the pioneer of the Pop Art movement in NY. Lichtenstein (27th...

FRIDA KAHLO AND DIEGO RIVERA’S LOVE LETTER – 1940

Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : handwritten ; 29 x 13 cm. Sender: Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) Recipient: Diego Rivera (1886-1957) Description: Translation: Diego my love- Remember that once you finish...
BOKO HARAM AS EXAMPLE - words by Zeynep Gulsah Capan, PhD.

BOKO HARAM AS EXAMPLE – words by Zeynep Gulsah Capan, PhD.

There have been continuing discussions with respect to Charlie Hebdo attacks and one of the continuing references in discussing the attacks was Boko Haram....

A WOMAN’S LOVE STORY – ARDAN ÖZMENOĞLU

An age where the meaning of love is still ambiguous and unproven, she claimed that her only love was her art by saying "Art...

ODE TO “GEZI PROTESTS” BY DILAN BOZYEL

It is now the 2nd year of the Gezi protests in Turkey. Art mainly flourished on the walls during the protests with amazing murals...

NOVEMBER ARTIST OF THE MONTH: CLAUDE MONET

Claude Monet, a passionate art persona who was the pioneer of the French Impressionism movement. He liked to work outdoors, he was keen on...

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