Istanbul Biennial art expo extended by a month

The huge Istanbul Biennial contemporary art exhibition, anchored by the Istanbul Modern museum, has been granted an extended stay in the city thanks to its popularity.

Istanbul Modern Art Museum.

Istanbul Modern Art Museum. Image by mistychoi / CC BY 2.0

The international show includes more than 1500 artworks by over 80 artists, united this year under the theme Saltwater: A Theory of Thought Forms. It was due to close on the first of November but will now run until 26 November. This year, some of the 30 art venues around Istanbul include fishing boats, school buildings, shops, hotels, parking lots and people’s homes. Read more:

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