Are there any good spots to see contemporary art?

John McCarroll
01 June, 2014

Across from Istanbul modern is Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Üniversitesi, which houses interesting exhibits. Right now they are showing a Dali collection that is quite nice. In the same area (across from the modern and on the Left of Mimar Sinan) there is a steep hill- if you follow it up, you'll end up in Tophane, which has a bunch of great independant art galleries.

 

Also, past the Galatasaray Lycee on Istiklal Cd, there are a bunch of great art galleries maintained by the banks. They, for some reason, really favor super avant-garde stuff, and should not be missed . Also, they are free.

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John McCarroll

Irresponsible anthropologist and fiction writer. Used to be an expat in Istanbul. 

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