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The Istanbul “HARBOR” in modern and contemporary art in Turkey

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The exhibition focuses on “harbor” as a theme of multiple dimensions as the museum occupies a former dry cargo warehouse transformed into a modern museum building right in the area known as the Port of Istanbul. Exploring how port areas are reflected in the visual arts, not only as geographical locations but also as sites of social and economic interaction, the exhibition also delves into the …

The exhibition focuses on “harbor” as a theme of multiple dimensions as the museum occupies a former dry cargo warehouse transformed into a modern museum building right in the area known as the Port of Istanbul. Exploring how port areas are reflected in the visual arts, not only as geographical locations but also as sites of social and economic interaction, the exhibition also delves into the symbolic and metaphorical aspects of the concept of “harbor.” Emphasizing the relationship of the city of Istanbul with the sea and ports, “HARBOR” takes a close look at the cultural and social life that …

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Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. Liman İşletmeleri Sahası. Antrepo 4, Karaköy
İstanbul, TR