Arts’ Activist Face

”An artist must be an activist” ”If anything, art is… about morals, about our belief in humanity. Without that, there simply is no art.” Ai Weiwei ”I don’t want art that points to a thing. I want art that is the thing.” Tania Bruguera   Recently, we witness the world-famous works of Banksy, Ai Weiwei, […]

Top 200 Collectors of 2019

The highly anticipated list of the top 200 collectors of 2019 has recently published by Artnews. In contrast to previous years, a brief assessment of the last decade was made to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the list. According to the evaluations, previously while the works of non-living artists are sold to the highest values, […]

The Most Powerful Names of 2018 Art World

From artists to collectors, gallery owners to curators, art critics to academics, since 2002, ArtReview’s annual Power 100 list has been determining the most influential names of the art world. The 2018 version of the list was announced recently. The list was selected by 30 anonymous and independent jurors through a two-month evaluation process. What […]

Top 200 Collectors

The following questions: where are million dollars worth artworks, who has them and how these works meet with collectors, have been keeping the art scene busy. Recently, ARTnews has announced the 28th edition of ARTnews Top 200 Collectors list. (Image: Katja Novitskova, Pattern of Activation, 2014, Boros Collection.)   With their Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary Art […]

How to Visit an Art Fair

  We have just left the Contemporary İstanbul art fair behind, and London will be our capital of contemporary art in October thanks to Frieze-mania, followed by Miami in December with Art Basel and other alternative, satellite fairs. In recent years, collectors and art enthusiasts from Turkey have been regularly visiting the most important global […]