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...

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...

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...

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...

FREELANCE WRITING OR FREE LABOR?!

The one golden rule about the publishing industry in Turkey is that if you are a freelance journalist is whichever field, it is very...
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....
SİNAN DEMİRTAŞ'S FIGURES TRAPPED IN THE CANVAS

SİNAN DEMİRTAŞ’S FIGURES TRAPPED IN THE CANVAS

Turkish Artist Sinan Demirtaş questions the "space in the canvas" with his new show "Journey" at Merkur Gallery / Istanbul. To belong to a place...

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...

CORDA’S DEFINITION OF “THE MUSLIM WOMAN”

Mauro Corda, famous French sculptor, has an incredible talent and imagination. He literally sculpts the body but shows the soul. An artist that works...
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...

SABİRE SUSUZ: “MARRIAGES MUST STOP!”

Bu röportaj Türkçe yapılıp İngilizceye özet olarak çevrilmiştir. Türkçesi sayfanın alt kısmındadır.  This interview was done in Turkish and translated and then summarised into English. Scroll...

SELFIE WITH TAKASHI MURAKAMI AND CHEERS WITH MOET

Well well, I guess there isn't an art fair in this world that can ever compete in PARTY with Artbasel Miami Beach. But Basel...

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...
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...

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]