‘Past and Future’ @ Istanbul Modern

Istanbul Modern

Past and Future‘ adopts a chronological format to address the transformation of modern and contemporary art in Turkey from its beginning to the present day. At the same time, it serves as a vehicle to showcase a collection that future fields of creative expression can exploit.



    ‘Sculpture With a Monkey Skull Dancing in front of Sarkis’ Big Times’ (Sarkis 1989 – 2009)


    ‘Sculpture With a Monkey Skull Dancing in front of Sarkis’ Big Times’ (detail)


    ‘FrenchKiss’ (mentalKLINIK, 2014)

Monica Bonvicini

    ‘Stairway to Hell’ (Monica Bonvicini, 2003)

Gül Ilgaz

    ‘Born / Bearing in to Death’ (Gül Ilgaz, 2001)

Istanbul Modern : Bosporus

“Istanbul Modern (Turks: İstanbul Modern Sanat Müzesi) is een museum voor hedendaagse kunst in Istanboel, Turkije. Het is geopend op 11 december 2004. Het museum is opgericht met de steun van onder andere de Turkse premier Recep Tayyip Erdoğan en de zakenman Bülent Eczacıbaşı.”

Hüseyin Çağlayan

    ‘Repose II’ (Hüseyin Çağlayan, 2006)

Taner Ceylan

    ‘1553’ (Taner Ceylan, 2012)

Olafur Eliasson

    ‘Red Emotional Globe’ (Olafur Eliasson, 2010)

Canan Dağdelen

    ‘AT polar covalent bonded Home dot’ (Canan Dağdelen, 2011)


    ‘Double Cherry’ (mentalKLINIK, 2011)

Ayşe Erkmen

    ‘PFM – 1 and Others, from Mines series’ (Ayşe Erkmen, 1997)
    (Video: hier)

Sabire Susuz1

    ‘Shopping’ (Sabire Susuz, 2011)

Sabire Susuz2

    ‘Shopping’ (Detail)

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1 Comment

  1. toch hoopgevend dat een naar ik aanneem controversieel schilder als taner ceylan (zie zijn site mits je boven de 18 bent) erbij is.

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