Archive for August, 2013

Anish Kapoor: the wizard of forms

The first solo show of British artist Anish Kapoor in Turkey opens on September, 10th 2013, in the Sakıp Sabancı Museum in Istanbul. Some of his works will be also presented at the Akbank Sanat gallery on Istiklal Street, Istanbul. British Curator Norman Rosenthal, who also curated Kapoors current exhibition in the Martin Gropius Bau in Berlin, will be present with the artist at the opening.

The Element of Crime: Emek Cinema

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  • Facade of Demirören Shopping mall
  • Emek Movie Theatre
  • The demolition of Emek Movie Theatre
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Two years long the İstanbulians were protesting for the Emek
Cinema, a hundred years old Movie theatre.

The Emek had been the location of countless Movi Premieres on Yeşilçam Sokak, the Turkish Broadway.Sometimes the İstanbul Film Festival would revive thge usage of Yeni Rüya Cinema as well.

EGYPT OUT

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Damaged pharaonic objects lie on the floor and in broken cases in the Malawi Antiquities Museum after it was ransacked and looted between the evening of Thursday, Aug. 15 and the morning of Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Malawi, south of Minya, Egypt, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.