Tag Archives: contemporary art

David (Inspired by Michelangelo)

I stopped by 21C yesterday to see Serkan Özkaya’s massive David (inspired by Michelangelo), which, like me, recently moved from Istanbul to Louisville. I think that conceptual art, when done well, can be really interesting, and Özkaya is one of my favorites. Working … Continue reading

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Contemporary Art at Borusan Holding

Borusan Holding is the main importer of BMW automobiles to Turkey. I have neither the means nor the desire to buy a BMW but I am however interested in contemporary art.  Thankfully, Borusan Holding also has an incredible collection of … Continue reading

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Hold Me Close to Your Heart

I first heard about Australian artist Patricia Piccinni from Monkey Said Bear (perhaps Kentuckiana’s hippest collaborative blog). I was unfamiliar with hyperrealist sculpture at the time and I found her work to be repulsive, disgusting, and maybe even a little offensive. Around a … Continue reading

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