WORDS OF AN INDEPENDENT ARTIST: MELİS BİNAY

“Today people feel the satisfaction of power by destroying the other.”A young Turkish artist happy being an independent woman and an independent artist in...
GENCO GÜLAN:"WE ARE UNABLE TO POINT OUT A LEFT IN POLITICS ANYMORE!"

GENCO GÜLAN:”WE ARE UNABLE TO POINT OUT A LEFT IN POLITICS...

A baby shark stuck in a filter, chocolate emperor bust, Tchaikosvky’s 4th symphony excluding the “sol” key, crucified chocolate Batman and Darth Vader in Roman...
INTERVIEW WITH KURDISH ARTIST DİLAN BOZYEL  - “THE SUN WILL RISE FROM THE EAST”

INTERVIEW WITH KURDISH ARTIST DİLAN BOZYEL – “THE SUN WILL...

Dilan Bozyel a Kurdish photography artist tells us her days during the curfew in her hometown, Diyarbakır. She explains why she returned back to...

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...

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...

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...

Merve Denizci: “I like to keep the ambiguity in my works.”

Artist Merve Denizci just opened her first solo show at C.A.M Gallery last week. Denizci’s oil paintings and video artworks all underlined the word...

A LIFE FULL OF PERFORMANCE ART

Burçak Konukman, a young performance artist, who is focused into video installations, live performances and site specific interventions speaks about what it takes to...

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,...

“EXISTENTIALIST ANIMALS IN HUMAN FORMS” WITH ATILLA GALİP PINAR

Acrylic works of art with the human body stuck to the animals in such a way that we feel the agony of the human...
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INTERVIEW WITH ISMET DOGAN

This interview will welcome you to the past and present of Turkey's most influential contemporary artist, Ismet Dogan. Famous mostly for his use of...

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...

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...

STEVE LAZARIDES: “THE ORGANIZATION OF THE FAIR WAS…”

STEVE LAZARIDES, LAZARIDES GALLERY Lazarides Gallery from London took place for the first time in Contemporary Istanbul this year showing Banksy, Jr, Miaz Brothers, Johnathan...

MERVE HASMAN: “HE TAUGHT ME A LOT ABOUT LIFE!”

Today was a big day for two main reasons. First of all; the 5th of November was universally celebrated as the "Crazy Balmain for...

ENGIN KONUKLU: “THE PAST IS AN ESCAPE FROM THE PRESENT AND...

A few days ago I went to visit Engin Konuklu’s second solo in X-ist Gallery and 4th solo altogether. This is the second show...