A French man, a newcomer to lstanbul, meets a mysterious woman. Her real name, address, job in Istanbul, and origin are all uncertain. He is attracted to and has an affair with this woman with whom he strolls around lstanbul, an equally mysterious and uncanny city. Then she disappears, and as he tracks her down in a desperate effort, he is lost in an impossible labyrinth.
Istanbuls Today is a photography exhibition that offers a comprehensive look into contemporary visual narratives from various Istanbuls that are shaped and experienced concurrently with the hope of creating a layered and innovative view of Istanbul's present.
Bringing colorful, lively and mischievous characters together with unique compositions, the participants experience the works of Paula Rego with a guided tour, and design dioramas inspired by these works.
With the Topkapı Palace, the center of political authority until the 19th century, and many other examples of classical Ottoman and Byzantine architecture included in its premise the Historical Peninsula is the heart of the Empire.
Jean-Léon Gérôme is among the most renowned artists of the second half of the 19th century. One of the most fervent advocates of academic painting, Gérôme declared a personal war against modern movements such as Impressionism.
A Salon exhibition held in the Grand Palais in Paris on May 1, 1906 showcased an Ottoman painting. This was Osman Hamdi Bey’s famous “Tortoise Trainer”. The catalogue for the exhibition, managed by Ludovic Baschet, featured 1734 paintings and 845 sculptures. Number 783, painted by “Hamdy Bey” was titled “L’homme aux tortues”
The publication accompanying the exhibition includes the curatorial text by Refik Akyüz and Serdar Darendeliler,as well as articles penned for the catalogue by seven different academics, researchers and writers, who work, do research, inspired by the works of the exhibited artists.
The publication accompanying the exhibition includes the curatorial text by Alistair Hicks titled “No Single Story Tells the Story”, as well as a text written by the artist Leylâ Gediz looking at Rego’s practice through a personal lens.
The first female photographer of Turkey to have received an academic training, Yıldız Moran's photographs (1932-1995) was presented in a comprehensive exhibition for the first time at Pera Museum.
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 - 19:00
Friday 10:00 - 22:00
Sunday 12:00 - 18:00
The museum is closed on Mondays.
On Wednesdays, the students can
visit the museum free of admission.
Full ticket: 80 TL
Discounted: 40 TL
Groups: 60 TL (minimum 10 people)
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