Contemporary Art in Istanbul
 Tour code: OPUS342

01 Night / 02 Days

According Suzy Hansen “İstanbul, which went from being a cosmopolitan center in 19th century to a faded remnant of the Ottoman Empire, is having a moment of cultural rebirth.” For the last decade, we can say that art-boom has emerged in Istanbul. For this daily tour of contemporary art in Istanbul, you are invited participate to this colourful and dynamic world.


Day 1: Istanbul

Early arrival to the airport and transfer to the hotel. We will start our walk tour from Istanbul Modern that is an institution for culture and the arts that relies primarily on the contributions of visitors and supporter and on events to fund its activities. Then, we will walk through Tophane which has been gentrifying by artists and art galleries. Rodeo that is considered one of the most exciting in Istanbul, displaying high-quality art and an international, avant-garde awareness according to the art critics, is the first spot in Tophane. We will continue to Gallery Apel which was established in 1998. We’ll walk up to İstiklal Street in Beyoğlu and visit Gallery Non which is devoted to artists who embrace non-disciplinary art practices – resulting in new languages and artistic experiences and Galerist that is founded in 2001 and is pioneering contemporary art gallery that hosts local and international artists in Istanbul. Both of two galleries are located in Misir Apartmani which is a beautiful 19th century building. Then we’ll pass to SALT which is founded by Garanti Bank and has a magnificent art space. Art critics say that nothing like SALT existed in Istanbul. Our last stop is PİLOT Gallery which is located on Sıraselviler Street and converted from a former popular nightclub back in 70’s into a 700 m2 gallery. Free time in evening. Accommodation in Istanbul.

Day 2: Istanbul – departure

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport. End of our services.
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