Istanbul Province

Avni Lifij at Sabancı Museum

Sabancı University Sakıp Sabancı Museum (SSM) hosts a new exhibition titled "Avni Lifij. The Modern of His Time," providing a comprehensive insight into the versatile artistic production of Hüseyin Avni Lifij (1886-1927), who occupies a unique position in the history of Turkish painting.

Turkey, the patriarch and the Halki seminary

During the recent meeting between Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in New York (the first between the two leaders), the Greek prime minister raised the issue of the reopening of the Greek Orthodox theological school on the island of Halki, off Istanbul. The issue is pertinent to religious freedom and bears clear and significant international dimensions.

Nur Koçak’s pursuit of reality

Nur Koçak's paintings and sculptures reflect onto our reality. She loves to show how media uses fetish objects, objectifies women images and opens new ways of understanding images in culture. Her new exhibition, titled "Your Blissful Souvenirs," which is the most comprehensive exhibition opened at Salt Galata and Salt Beyoğlu, gathers her works from different eras.