Three new exhibitions at the Suna and Inan Kırac Foundation Pera Museum, two of them focused solely on Byzantium, ring in the New Year with style.
Etel Adnan, the daughter of a Turkish officer and an Ottoman Greek mother, born in Lebanon with roots in Turkey, France and the US, has a colourful and thorough retrospective at Istanbul’s Pera Museum, called ‘Impossible Homecoming.’
The Pera Museum in Istanbul’s Beyoglu district hosts a remarkable new exhibition about the concept of kitsch that “aims to open the subject of taste up for discussion”.
Pera Museum’s newest exhibition, Crystal Clear, is open to the public on site, and will be on view until March 7, 2021 in Istanbul’s Beyoglu district.
A modern twist on Middle Eastern miniatures by contemporary artists from the region at Istanbul’s Pera Museum is on display until January next year.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused the closure of many public buildings and institutions, including museums all over the world. Thanks to the internet, people in self quarantine can enjoy art online.
The 16th biennial, presented free of charge in three venues until November 10, centers around the notion of the seventh continent, the island of trash in the midst of the Pacific Ocean that is “five times larger than Turkey.”
Straddling Asia and Europe, Istanbul is the biggest city in Turkey and home to a whole host of museums. This list aims to serve as a starting point for curious travellers so you can explore all the riches of the city.
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