The eighth edition of Contemporary Istanbul will run on November 7-10 2013 at the Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Center and the Istanbul Congress Center. Featuring 110 galleries from 21 countries and approximately 650 artists, this year’s event is expected to be the largest to date.
Mark Hachem “Les Parfums De Revolte” 2013 courtesy of Gallery Hayat
Vahap Avsar “Hayat Kadinlari” 2013 courtesy of Rampa
This year the New Horizons section will focus on Russia. The three-day fair is among the main events of Art Istanbul week, which features artist talks, performances and workshops.
Emire Konuk “Whose lie is it?”, 2013 courtesy of Ekavart
Last year’s edition of Contemporary Istanbul attracted more than 68,000 visitors from Turkey and abroad. A total of 102 contemporary art galleries from 27 countries exhibited works by 612 artists with a total value of more than $100 million.
Robert Montgomery “Whenever You See the Sun” 2012 courtesy of C24 Gallery New York
Harding Meyer, “o.T. (12-2013)”, 2013 courtesy of Galerie Voss, Düsseldorf / Germany
Contemporary Istanbul visiting hours:
November 7- 10 11:00-20:00
Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Center & Istanbul Congress Center
Featured image (top of the page): Jean Francois Rauzier “Yali Vedute” courtesy of Villa del Arte Galleries and Contemporary Istanbul.