Entrance to Sakıp Sabancı Museum free Wednesdays
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Sakıp Sabancı Museum is hosting a wide selection of the most prominent works of the Cobra movement that shaped the art environment of the second half of the 20th century in the exhibition “Cobra – 1,000 Days of Free Art.” Named for the initials of the members’ home cities of Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam, this avant-garde movement was active from 1948 to 1951; the current show features over 60 works by Cobra artists. Visitors to the exhibition will also enjoy a voyage through the years 1930-1960 in which social and historical developments in Europe and in Turkey are related in parallel. The exhibition opened on June 29 and will continue through August. Entrance is free on Wednesdays.