Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The changing faces of Russia’s matryoshka nesting dolls reflects the country’s tumultuous history
A work of art by Pablo Picasso worth 25 million euros and considered a cultural treasure by Spanish authorities who had barred its exportation was seized from a boat docked at Corsica, French authorities said Aug. 4.
“Innocence of Memories,” a documentary film about Turkish Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk’s book “Museum of Innocence” and its complementary museum in Istanbul, will have its world premiere at this year’s Venice International Film Festival.
Istanbul gets set to offer a wide range of events this weekend ranging from Greek music to a silent concert and a rock festival
British singer Amy Winehouse has been remembered with a series of portraits on the fourth anniversary of her death at an exhibition in Turkey’s southern Antalya province
Britain has denied Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei a six-month visa, he cited an embassy official as saying July 30, restricting him to a three-week trip on the grounds he did not declare a criminal conviction in his application.
The eighth International Painting Festival has begun in the Black Sea province of Trabzon with the participation of 40 female artists from 20 different countries under the auspices of Femin&Art, a female artist collective
The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) announced that its events for the first half of 2015- the Istanbul Film, Music and Jazz Festivals- have concluded, while registering 224,000 viewers in the first seven months of this year.
A major new art installation project in Turkey’s largest city will “draw attention to Istanbul from all around the world,” organizers have claimed
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