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Tortured sports club at exhibition in Ankara

Tortured sports club at exhibition in Ankara

SALT Ulus in Ankara is presenting media artist Ege Berensel’s multi-screen video installation on the story of sports club Dinamo Mesken, established in the northwestern province of Bursa in 1975.

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Sellers mum on price of 'record' Gauguin sale

Sellers mum on price of 'record' Gauguin sale

An heir to the trust that sold a celebrated Paul Gauguin painting refused Saturday to reveal the price, which was reported as a record $300 million (265 million euros).

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Image of Russian gay couple wins World Press Photo as two awards go to Turkish photographer

Image of Russian gay couple wins World Press Photo as two awards go to Turkish photographer

An image of a gay couple locked in a tender embrace won the prestigious World Press Photo award on Feb. 12, as Istanbul-based photographer Bülent Kılıç won first and third prizes in the Spot News category

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History in storages comes to light at show

History in storages comes to light at show

Hundreds of thousands of books, many paintings and photographs that had been abandoned to their fate in the storage of the National Library in Ankara came to light in 2013 with the order of Culture and Tourism Minister Ömer Çelik.

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‘Respiro’ to represent Turkey at Venice event

‘Respiro’ to represent Turkey at Venice event

Influential conceptual artist Sarkis will represent Turkey at the 56th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia, with the work ‘Respiro’

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Istanbul Modern to host Tate director

Istanbul Modern to host Tate director

Launched in 2012 by Istanbul Modern, the “Museums Talk” program continues with the United Kingdom. Aiming to establish a new conversation platform between leading international museum professionals and audiences in Turkey, the program will host Tate Modern Director Chris Dercon on Feb. 13.

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Apollo 11 souvenirs come to light at show

Apollo 11 souvenirs come to light at show

More than four decades after the Apollo 11 moon landing, a cloth bag full of souvenirs brought back by astronaut Neil Armstrong has come to light.

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Five Monet paintings sell for $84 million in London

Five Monet paintings sell for $84 million in London

Five paintings by French impressionist Claude Monet, including his famous 1908 "Le Grand Canal" view of Venice, sold for a total of $84 million (73 million euros) in a London auction on Feb. 3.

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