Top Suggestions for Contemporary Art Lovers
Our curator friend Eda Berkmen reveals her top suggestions for contemporary art lovers to discover in Istanbul!
How many of those have you visited already? Are you Art Lovers?
Up & coming: Dolapdere Arts District for glitzy & large scale galleries & museums
Best gallery: Dirimart
Best museum: ARTER which is a non-profit contemporary art institution renown for supporting the production of new work by artists from Turkey.
** New ARTER Museum by star-chitecht Nick Grimshaw opens in September 2019 **
See & be seen: Beyoğlu, an Istanbul classic
Galeri Nev, Zilberman Galeri, Galerist two witness the best of Turkish
Pera Museum for interesting exhibitions & incredible classical Turkish arts collection
Istanbul Modern foreducational moderate scale, informative
The new kid on the block: Karaköy, the ports district turned Istanbul’s East London
At Juma Building: Piartworks, Mixer, Artsumer, Xist – Sanatorium
Historic Greek School is a fascinating setting for contemporary art, also holds Istanbul Biennial
Salt Beyoglu in the headquarters of former Ottoman Bank
Depo for the best of political arts
The glitzy: Nişantaşı, the glamtown of the city
Şekerbank Açık Ekran
American Hospital Gallery – Operation Room
Honorary inclusion: Pilevneli Gallery at the historic Liquor Factory of Mecidiyeköy