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Est. 1902

Kutlug Ataman

Semiha Berksoy

Semiha Berksoy (1910–2004) was a maverick of Turkish culture: a leading soprano since the beginnings of Turkish opera in the early 1930s; the star of Turkey's first sound film; and an original artist…

Kutlug Ataman

The play between sense and nonsense was the leitmotif of this show of recent works by Turkish-born filmmaker and artist KutluÄ? Ataman. The exhibition comprised a selection of pieces from Ataman’s…

Ataman’s Logos

The video installations in Kutlug Ataman's first retrospective, now on view in his native Istanbul, reveal subtle links between storytelling and selfhood, individual being and communal experience…

Gained in Translation

Calligraphy, miniature painting, Sufi mysticism, and other traditions are the starting point for a new generation of artists from the Islamic world who are using the language of contemporary art to…

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