Contemporary Istanbul 11th Edition, November 2016

Contemporary Istanbul 11th Edition, November 2016

3 - 6 November 2016 A November classic, Contemporary Art Fair. This time with mum, I don't know if if the girls accompanied us. Very impressive as usual, Turkish artists were the highlights for me. "Photographer" / "Fotoğrafçı" - Armen Gevorgian, 2012 Özgür müyüz? - Yusuf Aygeç, 2016Özgür müyüz? - Yusuf Aygeç, 2016Özgür müyüz? - Yusuf Aygeç, 2016Özgür müyüz? -…
3rd Istanbul Design Biennial, October 2016

3rd Istanbul Design Biennial, October 2016

Are We Human? 22 October 2016-20 November 2016 Again the Greek school, this time with Canan. That as an interesting one including topics such as refugees, Korean plastic surgery market. Also including some artists that I know well like Tomas Saraceno from Düsseldorf K21 exhibition. It is obvious from the map - Thomas Keenan and Sohrab Mohebbi Glitter Disaster -…
Royal Museums of Fine Arts Belgium, September 2016

Royal Museums of Fine Arts Belgium, September 2016

So right after the Japanese trip, I travelled alone to Brussels for Esra's wedding. It was such an excitement. Trip after trip. It was even Sacrifice Festival Holidays so I did not book a return ticket, for the first time in my life! I told myself I go back whichever day I want, of course these thoughts were not welcome…
Tokyo National Museum, September 2016

Tokyo National Museum, September 2016

Let's begin! Ukiyo-e and Fashion in the Edo Period August 30, 2016 - September 25, 2016 This one was my first time in Tokyo ever. Afterwards I had the chance to visit there two more times. My first trip to Tokyo was with Nur. We visited the national museum close to the Ueno Park. I was impressed to see the works from Kuniyoshi…
Pera Museum, April 2016

Pera Museum, April 2016

Giorgio de Chirico, The Enigma of the World / Dünyanın Gizemi February 24 - May 8, 2016 Wow, I am a huge Pera Museum fan as you can see. It feels like I have seen all the exhibitions ever :P This one we visited with mum & Sevde. I found Chirico's mind similar to Dali's. At least some parallel worlds,…
Istanbul Modern, February 2016

Istanbul Modern, February 2016

Anoter visit paid to Istanbul Modern. Works are from the permanent collection. Alexandra Maria Lara'nın Portresi Ramazan Bayrakoğlu, 2008Untitled - Maro Michalakakos, 2014Kontrastlar/Contrasts - Ekrem Yalçındağ, 2011 This one below is from İş Sanat Gallery but I just have one picture so I am sharing it with this post: The Well / Kuyu - Erol Özden, 2002
Pera Museum, February 2016

Pera Museum, February 2016

Üryan, Çıplak, Nü Türk Resminde Bir Modernleşme Öyküsü / Bare, Naked, Nude A Story of Modernization in Turkish Painting 25 Kasım 2015 - 7 Şubat 2015 Tolga accompanied me on this one as you see on the first photo. It was about the Nudes of the '50s in Turkey. Tolga ft. Dörtlü GüzellikDörtlü Güzellik - Neşet Günal, 1951Hamam - Bedri…
Arter, January 2016

Arter, January 2016

Šejla Kamerić: When the Heart Goes Bing Bam Boom / Bim Bam Bom Çarpınca Kalp 11 December 2015–28 February 2016 This one was the first solo exhibition of Šejla Kamerić in Turkey. The artist has a very nice black humour. I loved her work "EU/Others". It is just so true! We also attended a session with the artist back then with…
Contemporary Istanbul 10th Edition, November 2015

Contemporary Istanbul 10th Edition, November 2015

Nov 12 – 15, 2015 Woww! I made a lot of photos on this one. Probably I was very amazed by the works. Widening horizons again! This year CI Focus was Contemporary Tehran. Iranian galleries have already affected me deeply before. There were many sarcastic pieces about women in society, religion etc. back in 2013. Not only Iranian but also…
Pera Museum, October 2015

Pera Museum, October 2015

Images of Our Time, Works from the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo / Günümüz İmgeleri Saraybosna Güzel Sanatlar Akademisi’nden Yapıtlar 04 September - 01 November 2015 One year before this exhibition, we visited Sarajevo with my girl-gang. We even took a look at the Academy of Fine Arts building near the beautiful Festina Lente bridge. Here are some artists…