A Revamped Fair Edition: Insights from Contemporary Istanbul 2017 – round-up


With 73 galleries from over 25 cities with 1500 artworks on show, Contemporary Istanbul reports strong sales and visitorship presence over one week.

Continue reading

3 art events in Istanbul not to miss in September 2017


As the 15th Istanbul Biennial opens this autumn, the city comes alive with collateral art events. The 15th Istanbul Biennial launched on 16 September 2017. Art Radar highlights three not-to-miss events taking place across the city during the biennial’s opening … Continue reading

7 Art Biennales not to miss in Autumn 2017


It’s Biennale season and Art Radar picks 2017 Autumn’s Biennales not to be missed.

Continue reading

The Post-colonial and The Personal: Biennale Talk at Art Basel 2017 – video


South African curator and artist Gabi Ngcobo and artist collective Elmgreen & Dragset talk about biennales in a panel at Art Basel. Art Radar reviews the key points made at an Art Basel Conversations panel in June 2017. The Art Basel … Continue reading

“HARBOR”: Turkey’s modern and contemporary art at Istanbul Modern


“Harbor” explores how port areas are reflected in the visual arts as geographical locations as well as sites of social and economic interaction.

Continue reading

Preview: Mamut Art Project 2017, Istanbul


Mamut Art Project’s 5th edition gathers emerging art practices in Turkey. Mamut Art Project returns to Istanbul for its 5th edition from 26 to 30 April 2017. Art Radar picks a few highlights. Mamut Art Project provides an important platform for up-and-coming creative … Continue reading

Preview: sound and digital art highlights from Sónar Festival Istanbul


Music and digital arts festival Sónar comes to Istanbul for the first time.

Continue reading

Anna Laudel Contemporary launches in Istanbul with “When did we stop playing…”


Anna Laudel Contemporary Gallery in Istanbul hosts inaugural show “When Did We Stop Playing…”

Continue reading