“Instincts more than Trends”: Project ArtBeat and Georgian Contemporary Art – interview


The online art platform Project ArtBeat works towards better exposure for Georgia’s art scene and artists.

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5th International Çanakkale Biennial cancelled – breaking news


Amidst the violence and political instability that plagues Turkey, the organisers of the 5th Çanakkale Biennial have decided to cancel the event.

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Contemporary Istanbul 2015 draws crowds with ‘glocal’ programme – round-up


The 10th edition of Contemporary Istanbul scores points with bold and unique positioning.

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7 emerging artists and curators powering Istanbul’s art scene


Art Radar profiles the independent art exhibition series PROTO5533 in Istanbul, and the seven talented young artists and curators it is shining a spotlight upon.

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Turkey’s art market highlight of the year: Contemporary Istanbul 2014


Art Radar brings you the highlights from the recent Contemporary Istanbul. The 9th edition of the fair brought 108 galleries both local and from abroad and 520 artists from over 23 countries.

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Asia’s “Art Cities of the Future”: Where are the region’s emerging art hubs?


The recently released Phaidon book Art Cities of the Future: 21st Century Avant-Gardes highlights twelve art cities of the future with unique avant-garde scenes, five of which are Asian.

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In search of Istanbul: Turkish contemporary art comes to MAK Vienna – picture feast


“Signs Taken in Wonder”, the first comprehensive overview of Turkish art in Austria, ran from 22 January to 21 April 2013 at the MAK Exhibition Hall, Vienna.

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Art so fresh it’s still wet at Contemporary Istanbul – video


VernissageTV has produced an insightful video on November’s Contemporary Istanbul 2010 where interviews with five gallery representatives are combined with shots of the fair hall. The video highlights, among other things, the growing sophistication of attending collectors and the freshness of the works being presented for sale. A new date for the fair is announced; next year the fair will coincide with the 12th International Istanbul Biennial.

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