Istanbul Modern Art Museum, the pearl of the city. İn İstanbul, there is only one art museum, and it is successfull as you wish. A wonderful building, minimalist. The museum is in Tophane, by seaside. You can see the classical Turkish paintings. Taking a photo is forbidden. Also you can see the work of Turkish modern artists. Scrulptures are also magnificent. These all will take many hours.
In Istanbul Modern Art Museum, you also may see the examples of conceptual art. These mind blowing works will open your mind and surprise you. The movies are also wonderful. But, you may wait too much time in the line, so please buy your tickets before. The library is great too. You may find English books. The books you may never find outside. And also, museum has its own cafe, with amazing foods. You may use the car park, if you have a car.
With all opportunities, Istanbul Modern Art Museum may make you happy with your family. We suggest you to bring your kids. Go with your beloved one or friends. If you love to hang out alone, we suggest to go there alone and be with your own thoughts. Have fun.
Istanbul is the center of art, for region. Artists from all over the world come here, you can see the work of an artist from Mumbai or New York in an art gallery. All the world spices come together and create a harmony. New worlds art can open your mind, if you are ready. All the paintings, scrulptures, conceptual piece of art are waiting you, in the galleries in İstanbul. All are fresh, a nice girl is smiling you and she is ready to tell about the work in the gallery.
In some of the galleries in İstanbul, you can also see the traditional Turkish art, for example hat, ebru, and other examples that are known as the jewelry of the İslam culture. This kind of art could be a better one, to take your home city, and bring the smell of İstanbul.
Also, if you are lucky, you can see a Biennial. İstanbul Biennial is well known in the world, brings the best artists from all over the world. Shocking, mind blowing, breathe taking. İf you are not into these things, you can enjoy the athmosphere, the colors, the cheerful ambience.
İf you are wondering to see the Turkish painters, you must see the galleries, especially the ones in Beyoglu. Take the people you love and let the art cheer your mind.