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A visitor looks at a 70 square meters wall painting by Turkish artist Ekrem Yalcindag at the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, as part of the museum’s new exhibition “From Traditional to Contemporary”, February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Murad Sezer.

Art Daily on Istanbul

“Cultural Memory in Modern Turkish Art Explored at Istanbul Modern”

ISTANBUL.- İstanbul Modern?s new Exhibition, ?From Traditional to Contemporary: Cultural Memory in Modern Turkish Art?, will open in February 2010. Focusing on the relationship between art and the traditional, the Exhibition seeks to show how artists employ history in their construction of modernism. Curated by İstanbul Modern?s chief Curator Levent Çalıkoğlu, ?From Traditional to Contemporary: Cultural Memory in Modern Turkish Art? will be a exhibition in which modern and contemporary artists will take part. These are the artists who reinterpret information, which is traditional, in the context of a new language of expression.”

İstanbul’s population growing faster than 118 nations

Istanbul: From the Orient Express to European 2010 Capital of Culture
Daily Mail
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Culture capital Istanbul wakes up
Times Online
Pasted on a wall in downtown Istanbul, it’s an advert for an R&B night, yet it sums up the whole thrill of bar-packed Asmalimescit, the most whirlwind

In Turkey, Keeping the Antique Intact
New York Times
By YIGAL SCHLEIFER BUYUKADA, ISTANBUL ? Istanbul may no longer be the polyglot cosmopolitan hub it once was during the Ottoman empire, when it was home to

Top 10 Reasons to Invest in Istanbul
Altinkum Didim Today
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10000 more classrooms needed in Istanbul
Hurriyet Daily News
Muammer Yıldız, Istanbul’s provincial director of education, said 10000 more classrooms are needed in the city in order to attain international education

Istanbul: The Most Inspiring City | CREATIU
By Daniel Salom
Working via production studio F-Stop Istanbul, Nola Pictures’ Chris Hartwill directed a stunning :90 spot promoting Turkey’s largest city as a 2010 European Capital of Culture, an honor bestowed upon select cities each year by the

Why ‘İstanbul‘?
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Istanbul 2010 ‘große Chance’ zum besseren Verständnis der Türkei
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:Istanbul: From the Orient Express to European 2010 Capital of Culture | Mail Online

Documentaries and More at Turkey?s !f Festival – In Transit Blog – NYTimes.com

Strong quake will decimate Istanbul, new scenario says
Hurriyet Daily News
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Cultural Memory in Modern Turkish Art Explored at Istanbul Modern
Art Daily
ISTANBUL.- İstanbul Modern’s new Exhibition, ?From Traditional to Contemporary: Cultural Memory in Modern Turkish Art?, will open in February 2010

Istanbul Biennial Announces 2011 Curators
ARTINFO
ISTANBUL, Turkey? CCA Wattis Institute director Jens Hoffmann and Brazilian curator Adriano Pedrosa have been appointed co-curators of 2011 Istanbul

Picasso engravings in Istanbul
Hurriyet Daily News
Picasso visits Istanbul once more. This time engravings by the world renowned artist will be on display with the cooperation of the Suna & İnan Kıraç

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