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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish academic and painter Aydın Ayan celebrates the 45th anniversary of his life in the arts. A catalog of his works has been published by Mimar Sinan University Publications
Designers, design exhibitions and conferences on design have all come together under the same roof during Istanbul Design Week, which opened on Oct. 14 at the Old Hat Factory (Eski Şapka Fabrikası).
The Turkish capital of Ankara was the center of headlines when two explosions hit a peace rally at the city’s main train station Saturday [Oct. 10], a terror act with one of the biggest fatalities in history. The sad news came just days before its anniversary of becoming the capital of a newly-founded Turkish Republic on Oct. 13, 1923
The 18th International Istanbul Puppet Festival opened on Oct 13. The festival will host puppet shows from various countries as well as film screenings and workshops in various parts of the city through Oct 25.
The 2nd Fotoİstanbul Beşiktaş International Photography Festival is being organized under the theme ‘The Lives of Others.’ Exhibitions by Ara Güler and Robert Frank are among the festival’s attractions
The 2nd International Bodrum Biennial continues in the western province of Muğla’s Bodrum resort around the theme of “Tolerance,” although the works by U.S. painter Deborah Semel Demirtaş were not shown much tolerance, in the artist’s words.
Istanbul’s BLOK art space is hosting a new exhibition by South African artist Nicky Broekhuysen, “The Stonebreakers.”
Artists have been continuing to work on their sculptures for the Manavgat International Stone-Sculpture Symposium, which is being organized in the southern province of Antalya’s Manavgat district with the theme of “water and stone.”
Istanbul Bilgi University will today host Kevin (Kal) Kallaugher, the political cartoonist of The Economist and the daily newspaper The Baltimore Sun.