Art news from ‘Istanbul’



BLOK art space: Waves

Waves January 15th –  February 28th, 2015 Curator Ebru Yetişkin   Alp Çoksoyluer Alper Derinboğaz Ayşe Gül Süter Candaş Şişman Erdal İnci Korhan Erel Osman Koç Ozan Türkkan Refik Anadol Büşra Tunç Deniz Kader "Waves" exhibition, with its point of origin from one of nature's most fundamental movements, brings together Turkey's most prominent new media […]

Galeri Zilberman, Istanbul: PRISON FOR MINOR OFFENSES

Opening Reception: 11 November 2014, 18:30 / 6:30 pm Exhibition: 12.11.2014 – 10.01.2015 Galeri Zilberman is pleased to announce Eşref Yıldırım’s interactive installation titled Prison for Minor Offenses at their project space on the 2nd floor of Mısır Apartmanı. The exhibition will have its opening on November 11 at 6:30 pm. Created for the 5th […]

Istanbul Design Week

Istanbul Design Week 2014 is preparing to host several design events as in previous years. International and local exhibitions, panels, digital installations with the participation of globally renowned designers constitutes the program of Istanbul Design Week 2014 between 5th – 9th November.

Pilot Gallery, Istanbul/ 20XX: Relics

20XX: Relics Larissa Sansour,  Deniz Üster,  Berk Çakmakçı,  Gökçen Dilek Acay,  Can Kurucu,  İz Öztat,  Dikran Taş 18 SEPTEMBER – 25 OCTOBER Co-Pilot is pleased to announce the group exhibition 20XX: Relics curated by Amira Akbıyıkoğlu, between the dates of 18 September – 25 October, presenting works by Larissa Sansour, Deniz Üster, İz Öztat, Dikran […]

Zilberman Galeri: Şükran Moral – Welcome to Turkey

Opening Reception: 24 September 2014,  6:30 pm Exhibition: 25.09.2014 – 06.11.2014 Ş̧ükran Moral, one of the leading performance artists in Turkey, arranges the gallery space as a tourism bureau in her solo exhibition “Welcome to Turkey”. At the entrance we are greeted by “Tales to a Young Girl”, a video installation that forces us to […]

Apel Gallery, Istanbul: An Ad Break

An Ad Break Advertisements have invaded our whole lives; they can be found everywhere from television, radio, Internet, newspapers, and social media to public transportation vehicles, building façades, street lamps, and even the packaging of wet wipes provided after meals at restaurants. This time, the advertisements we so internalize become the subject matter of an […]

Sanatorium, Istanbul: Stephan Kaluza

Stephan Kaluza  16.09.2014 – 18.10.2014

Rampa, Istanbul: This secret world that exists right there in public

June 4 — July 19, 2014 this secret world that exists right there in public Rampa’s first group exhibition this secret world that exists right there in public, co-curated by Lara Fresko and Esra Sarıgedik Öktem brings together the works of 16 artists including Etel Adnan, Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin, Francis Alÿs, Otto Berchem, Attilla Csörgő, […]

Pilot Gallery, Istanbul: Seeing the black panther

seeing the black panther ELMAS DENİZ 09.05.2014 – 28.06.2014 Opening: 09.05.2014 – 18:30-20:30 Elmas Deniz, at Pilot with “seeing the black panther”! Pilot Gallery will be hosting Elmas Deniz’s exhibition titled “seeing the black panther” between May 9th and June 14th. Elmas Deniz is an artist who contemplates global power structures, state control, urbanism, the […]

PI Artworks, Istanbul: Walking on the Wire

Walking on the Wire Gülay Semercioğlu 2014-05-10 _ 2014-06-28 Walking on the Wire is a presentation of new work by Gülay Semercioğlu, a Turkish artist who plays with our perceptions of light, perspective, depth and colour. Walking on the Wire presents a series of new pieces that exemplify the more sculptural aspects of her recent […]

NON Gallery: A Research on Liquid State / Berkutay Günel

A Research on Liquid State / Berkutay Günel June 5 – June 28 2014 For three weeks, A Research on Liquid State, a project as an intense study of two years by Berkutay Günel, can be seen in NON and it will be accompanied by spontaneous close/open talks at the terrace of NON. “On Writing, […]

Zilberman Gallery: Young Fresh Different – V

01/07/2014 – 09/08/2014 Galeri Zilberman is pleased to present the 5th edition of the Young Fresh Different. The exhibition will be opened on Saturday, June 28 at Galeri Zilberman’s space on the second floor of Mısır Apartmanı. Each year the applications are evaluated by different and independent jury members, and this year’s Young Fresh Different […]

Sanatorium, Istanbul: Sublime

‘SUBLIME’ How do we cope with concepts and feelings that overcome us? How do we establish our personality against the overarching effect of the universe, love, power, society, family? What do we do when the language we use is not sufficient to express experiences such as despair, terror, pleasure, eternity that we feel against ‘the […]

Zilberman Gallery, Istanbul: INSTINCT

10/05/2014 – 26/07/2014 Galeri Zilberman is pleased to present a solo exhibition of works by American artist Kay Rosen. The exhibition, the artist’ first solo exhibition in Istanbul, features new drawings and paintings as well as a new wall painting. The opening reception is on Friday, May 9 from 6 to 9 pm. The exhibition […]

Sanatorium, Istanbul: EDEN – THE END

Luz Blanco EDEN – THE END Opening: 15 May 2014, 18:30 For her second exhibition in Sanatorium, Luz Blanco proposes a series of artworks which appear like a random circulation through fragmented images: Recovered and separated images from their origin, movie and documentary images, scattered and gathered images that direct themselves as a time of […]

Galeri Zilberman Young | Fresh | Different – 2014

Galeri Zilberman Young | Fresh | Different – 2014 Awaits your applications! Galeri Zilberman invites young artists to participate in GYF 2014. Application deadline: 17 May 2014 Chosen works, selected by a committee consisting of Emre Zeytinoğlu as president, Genco Gülan, Burcu Pelvanoğlu and, to represent the gallery, Burçak Bingöl will be exhibited at Young […]

Zilberman Gallery: A Carriage Affair

NON Gallery, Istanbul: There Is No God In the Sky Only Birds

Extrastruggle- There Is No God In the Sky Only Birds (…) But then, when I failed to cut my ties with materiality and restricted time, I sadly understood: Any type of government based on the rule of human beings by human beings is bound to end in injustice, unfairness and oppression. So it is necessary […]

Merkur Gallery, Istanbul: Heaven

Ali İbrahim Ocal HEAVEN 11-04-2014 – 03-05-2014 Ali Ibrahim Ocal’s third solo-exhibition which consists of the works that he has created in the last period named ‘’Heaven’’ will take place at Merkur between the dates 11th April- 3rd May. Ocal’s works take hold of the ‘’human fact’’ as far from the story, which imagery materializes […]

Apel Gallery: Gamze Taşdan -No Big Deal!

Gamze Taşdan  “No Big Deal!”  May 8th – June 5th 2014 The works in Gamze Taşdan’s first solo exhibition “No Big Deal!” take as their starting point states of womanhood, gender, and traditional culture in Turkish cinema. In her works, by exaggerating linguistic and visual elements that subordinate women, or by deconstructing and reconstructing these, […]

Nev Gallery, Istanbul: NOW

Selçuk Demirel Şimdi | Now 04.04.2014 – 03.05.2014       Opening : 04.04.2014, 18:00

Apel Gallery, Istanbul: Emre Senan- Banal

Emre Senan  “Banal”  5th April – 3rd May  2014 Emre Senan opens his 13th solo exhibition on April the 5th at Gallery Apel where he held the solo exhibitions “Tables”, “Lobotomy is our right, we’ll gouge it out”, and “Instant Rag” in previous years. The opening of the exhibition “Banal” will also be a celebration […]

Sanatorium, Istanbul: Ludovic Berhardt – Drones, pills & yantras

Ludovic Berhardt 'Drones, pills & yantras'  DRONES, PILLS & YANTRAS, Ludovic Bernhardt Sanatorium 3 April – 10 May 2014 Opening: 3 Nisan 2014, 18:30 Ludovic Bernhardt’s new solo exhibition aims to draw attention to the post-industrial society’s some of the visual rituals. Medicines and pills packaging, military codes, fictional maps, Yantra diagrams and Mandalas, and […]

Zilberman Gallery: Salute!

14/03/2014 – 03/05/2014 Eşref Yıldırım’s solo exhibition, “Salute!” will be presented at Galeri Zilberman between March 14th and May 3rd, 2014. “Salute!” was developed in relation to Eşref Yıldırım’s previous exhibition, “Nobody’s Death” that also took place at Galeri Zilberman in 2012. With “Nobody’s Death”, which took as its point of departure 3rd page news […]