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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The late 20th century artist Basquiat is largely a triumph of popular culture and mass media over museums
A Pop Art canvas by Roy Lichtenstein, “I Can See the Whole Room!... and There’s Nobody in It!,” popped previous world records for the landmark contemporary artist when it sold for $43.2 million in New York on Tuesday.
A workshop at Topkapi Palace during the Ottoman period was responsible for most of the gold and silver jewelry made for the sultans and his harem. The rest came as booty or bribe.
Tbilisi hosted an exhibition for nine Turkish contemporary artists during its annual art festival, Artisterium. Organized with the support of Art Bosphorus, the Turkish art exhibit drew many visitors
Istanbul Research Institute will commemorate Republic of Turkey founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk with a special photography exhibition Nov. 10 to 24.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will host various activities in Paris between Nov. 14 and Dec. 11 to mark the 400th anniversary of the birth of Evliya Celebi.
Celebrations to mark the 400th anniversary of the birth of the 17th century Ottoman traveler Evliya Celebi began in Paris on Nov. 14 under the auspices of the U.N.’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
tanbul Modern is hosting a movie program for the 2011 Amber Arts and Technology Festival. Within the festival’s catalogue it is possible to discover some of the best Turkish documentary movies.
The Paris-based United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will internationally commemorate Turkish composer Itri and poet Nabi on the 300th anniversary of their deaths and architect and city planner Kemal Ahmet Aru on the 100th anniversary of his birth.