“Behind Mount Qaf”: Turkish feminist and activist artist CANAN at ARTER, Istanbul


Feminist artist CANAN delves into ancient, modern and contemporary “myths” about gender, power structures and the body at ARTER Space for Art in Istanbul.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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