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Turkish Art

Turkish Artists Respond To Protests

ARTINFO | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts

As protests fill the streets of Turkey -- and the news internationally -- how are the nation's artists responding? This morning, ARTINFO spoke with Tu...

Turkey Is Waging An 'Art War'

SPIEGEL ONLINE | Posted 09.22.2012 | Arts

A resurgent Turkey has launched a concerted effort to get cultural artifacts back from museums around the world. Although many museums deny that their...

The Getty Is In Hot Water Over Looted Art

AP | Posted 04.01.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The government of Turkey has asked the J. Paul Getty Museum and several other American museums to return artifacts that it believes wer...

Istanbul's New Museum: Borusan Contemporary

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts
Andrea R. Vaucher

Located in a 100-year-old mansion on the Bosporus in the shadow of a dramatically lit suspension bridge linking Europe and Asia, the Borusan places Turkish art in an international context.

Turkish Contemporary Art Thrives Despite Economy

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Nichole Sobecki | GlobalPost ISTANBUL, Turkey -- Home to an acclaimed biennial and several world-class galleries, Turkey has long nurtured a str...