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Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Turkey

 
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sunnybeach's pictureby sunnybeach History & Culture travel tip
added on the 5th of October, 2010
You get a glimpse in the 20th century Turkish artists viewpoints, life when you visit this amazing Istanbul Museum of Modern Art. The many interesting exhibitions just draw you closer and make you use you imagination when deciphering what the artist wanted to say with his/her work.

The characters made by Mehmet Guleryuz were the most intriguing for me. They were both grotesque and beautiful in the same time. Paintings and other artworks have the same mystery and modern eclecticism that make this museum a worthwhile experience!

Address:
Antrepo 4, Istanbul

Price:
Entrance fee 7YTL ($6.10), free on Thursdays.

On the web:
http://www.istanbulmodern.org/

 
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