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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 painting exhibition organized by the International Turkish Culture Organization (TÜRKSOY) and dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the independence of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan will open in Brussels on Nov. 29. It is organized in collaboration with TÜRKSOY and the Yunus Emre Culture Center.
The Antalya Museum in southern Turkey is hoping to get back the rest of Sion Treasure from the Dumbarton Oaks Institute in Washington, D.C
Turkey’s first photography museum, the Istanbul Photography Museum, opened Saturday in collaboration with the Fatih Municipality and the Photography Friends Association.
A Pop Art canvas by Roy Lichtenstein, “I Can See the Whole Room!... and There’s Nobody in It!,” popped previous world records for the landmark contemporary artist when it sold for $43.2 million in New York on Tuesday.
The Boğazköy Sphinx, which was brought to Turkey from the Berlin Pergamon Museum on July 28 after long-running talks with German officials, will go on display Nov. 26 in its home with its other counterpart that has been on display at the Istanbul Archaeology Museum
Tbilisi hosted an exhibition for nine Turkish contemporary artists during its annual art festival, Artisterium. Organized with the support of Art Bosphorus, the Turkish art exhibit drew many visitors
The Underwater Archaeology Museum, one of the most popular venues for tourists visiting the Aegean holiday resort town of Bodrum, receives plenty of visitors, even in winter. The museum will add two more rooms of underwater discoveries in the next few months
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will host various activities in Paris between Nov. 14 and Dec. 11 to mark the 400th anniversary of the birth of Evliya Celebi.