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Istanbul and Contemporary Art
Art is one of the best and most realistic signs for a country’s standards Today, contemporary art gives the artists the opportunity to express their current condition, happiness and what troubles them in their own way. Now, especially with recent technologic developments country borders are virtually destroyed; it is easily possible to watch and follow what’s happening anywhere on the planet. Also, individuals are travelling more often and therefore have the option to personally experience any new developments. ...
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Istanbul on its way to become a fashion capital
Existence begins with appearance; social appearance begins with putting on clothes. The feeling Veblen defines as Spiritual need of dress does not only refer to any individual’s intention to show off their financial wealth; dress shopping without needing any comes through people’s desire to view themselves via certain preferences and criteria for grace. ...
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Istanbul’s history revived
The book entitled ‘’Istanbul: Capital of empires’’ by renowned historian Stefanos Yerasimos tells us the story of the evolution of Byzantion (Byzantium), originally established as a greek colony, into the irreplaceable capital of empires. The story is accompanied by monumental buildings, myths and legends. ...
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Istanbul’s modern face
Even the founders of “istanbul modern” did not expect that success. Their museum hosted nearly 4 million visitors since its opening in 2004. Over 700 artists displayed their works there. ‘istanbul modern’ is not only characterized as the home of modern art but also as the embodiment of Istanbul’s and Turkey’s modern face. Currently the museum is hosting the joint exhibition of 75 female artists under the title ‘dream and realıty’. ...
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Military Museum
Our history, our culture, our values are here The Military Museum and Culture Centre Command, Under the General Staff Military History and Strategic Studies Department tells us about our history, our culture, in short, about us... ...
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Ottoman winds blowing in Europe
Were you aware of the Ottoman Empire’s crucial impact on European culture? Indeed, the Ottoman lifestyle exerted a substantial influence on Europe, from clothing styles to culinary habits, from everyday life to various forms of art... ...
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Rezan Has Museum
Rezan Has Museum opened its doors for the first time in 2007 through an exhibition of costumes designed of fabrics originating from the dates of the Ottoman Empire up to our present-day, organized under the title “Timeless Simplicity” within the framework of the 1st International Conference on Oriental Carpets. ...
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Sadberk Hanım Museum
Turkey’s first private museum Sadberk Hanım Museum in Sarıyer enjoys worldwide prestige for its large collection of works from the period of the Ottoman Empire The Vehbi Koç Foundation’s ‘Sadberk Hanım’ Museum was established in memory of Lady Sadberk Koç, late wife of Vehbi Koç who passed away in 1973, to host her personal art collection. ...
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Serving the arts for 40 years
The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), taking on an essential role in the field of Istanbul’s cultural life is celebrating its 40th Anniversary. ...
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Sultan’s Secrets
The research performed by associate professor Dr. Hülya Tezcan on nearly one hundred garment pieces including shirts, collars, skullcaps and covers at the sultans’ garments department of the topkapi palace museum brings to the daylight the mysteries of the court. ...
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