“It is Very Interesting to Look at a Space Where Artists are Chosen by Artists” – Sylvie Liska
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“It is Very Interesting to Look at a Space Where Artists are Chosen by Artists” – Sylvie Liska

Today, the Secession is one of the world’s oldest independent artist associations devoted entirely to exhibitions of contemporary art. I met Sylvie Liska, who is the president of the “Friends of the Secession” for 25 years to find out how the institution functions and asked her opinion on the contemporary art scene in Vienna, collecting … Continue reading

“The Quality Level Of Contemporary Art In Turkey Is Definitely At The Same Level As Art Produced In London, Vienna, or New York” –  Prof. Hasan Bülent Kahraman
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“The Quality Level Of Contemporary Art In Turkey Is Definitely At The Same Level As Art Produced In London, Vienna, or New York” – Prof. Hasan Bülent Kahraman

I met Prof. Hasan Bülent Kahraman, vice-rector of Kadir Has University and general coordinator of Contemporary Istanbul after his talk at the VIENNAFAIR and asked him about the booming Turkish art market, the quality of the Turkish contemporary art, selling art, relations between the gallery and the collector, and art education in Turkey. Continue reading