Monday, April 5, 2010

Modern Art in Istanbul

With all the wonder of Byzantium and the Ottoman Empire at every twist and turn it's easy to forget that Turkey has extremely talented modern painters and sculptors too. It's the merit of Istanbul's museum of Modern Art, commonly known as Istanbul Modrn, to have gien thse artists a home in a stark but beautiful building which one was a dock warehouse right on the Bosporus. Read more about my visit to the museum in my recent post on planet eye traveler.