Cultural Affairs
Covering the crossroads of culture and culture

CULTURAL AFFAIRS: Covering the crossroads of culture and culture

Posts Tagged ‘Abigail R. Esman’

Contemporary Istanbul Shines In Its Best Year Yet

Gulay Semercioglu at Pi Artworks


ISIS Raising Funds From Archeological Treasures

This latest from CNN (with must-see video) shows just how conniving – and how frighteningly successful ISIS (or IS) has become: (more…)

Art International In Istanbul Closes With Mixed Reviews

Crowds converge on the Carlos Aires installation at ADN during Art International. Photo Peter Madden


Miraculous Pictures: Mark Rothko At the Hague Gemeentemuseum

photo Peter Madden


ISIS Destroys A Future For The Arts (And Humanity)

A "Wish Tree" burns in Gezi Park, destroyed by Turkish police, in Istanbul 2013


On Art Markets, Art Collecting, And “Flipping”: Bert Kreuk Responds

Bert Kreuk


The Big, Shiny Flop of Jeff Koons At The Whitney

Jeff Koons, One Ball Total Equilibrium Tank (Spalding Dr. J 241 Series), 1985. Collection of B. Z. and Michael Schwartz. ©Jeff Koons.


In Istanbul, Turkish Sculptors Find A Place In The Sun

>40, terrace exhibition installation view


As Iraq Shatters, One Iraqi Artist’s Works Unite

A. Alkadhi, "Mariam, headphones and book" 2014


Beatrix Ruf’s Plans At The Stedelijk Amsterdam

The Art Newspaper recently ran a terrific interview with Beatrix Ruf, the newly-appointed director of the Stedelijk Amsterdam. And from the sound of things, Amsterdam can finally look forward to the renaissance of what was once one of the great museums of Modern and Contemporary art.