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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
“Why Are We ‘Artists’? – 100 World Art Manifestos,” newly published by Penguin Books, is a collection of 100 artists’ manifestos from across the world between 1909 and 2012, bringing together activists, post-colonialists, surrealists, socialists, nihilists and a host of other voices.
A new art center in the Turkish capital has been named after intellectual and artist Zülfü Livaneli, with the opening of the center in the Çankaya district of the city attended by Ankara Çankaya Mayor Alper Taşdelen and Livaneli himself.
We owe comics our ability to imagine, according to Alper Sesli, the mastermind behind the Istanbul Comics and Arts Festival, who spoke to Hürriyet Daily News on Sept. 9 about the ideas that triggered him to initiate the festival.
Organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), the 15th Istanbul Biennial brings together artworks by 56 artists from 32 countries, all addressing various notions of home, belonging and neighborhood.
The ‘Ai Weiwei on Porcelain’ exhibition has opened at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum, ranging from his first porcelain work produced in the 1970s to new pieces produced especially for the Istanbul gallery
Bringing together leading contemporary galleries, artists and collectors from Turkey and around the world, the Contemporary Istanbul can be visited at the Lütfi Kırdar ICEC Rumeli Hall and Istanbul Congress Center until Sept 17
Arter’s new exhibition, ‘Behind Mount Qaf’ includes works produced through various media, such as sculptures, photography, print, embroidery, videos, installations and miniatures
The 15th Istanbul Biennial, entitled “A Good Neighbor” and curated by artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset, opens to the public on Sept. 16.
The Antalya Philately Association, founded in 2007, actively maintains its presence with 55 members. Members gather and swap stamps every week on Tuesday nights