World Bulletin / News Desk
The 8th Istanbul-based international art fair 'Contemporary Istanbul' (CI) has been opened to visit at Lutfu Kirdar International Congress, Exhibition Centre (ICEC) and Istanbul Convention in Istanbul on Thursday.
Contemporary Istanbul, Turkey's leading international art fair which brings both local and international focus to the dynamic art scene in Turkey’s vibrant metropolis every November.
Akbank Private Banking is the main sponsor, Zorlu Center and Yildiz Holding the partner sponsors of the fair which has drawn attraction of artlovers.
Many foreign art collectors also attended the international fair during which 748 artists, 3,000 masterpieces and 95 art galleries from twenty-two countries take part.
Turkish and foreign art lovers who visit the fair delicately go through the pieces and take photos of then.
Andipa Gallery from London; Opera Gallery of Geneva; Galeria Filomena Soares from Lisbon; Senda Gallery from Barcelona; Galeria Javier Lopez from Madrid; Michael Schultz and Galerie Kornfeld of Germany, Klaus Steinmetz of Costa Rica, Dirimart, Galerist, Galeri Mana, Galeri Nev, Pi Artworks, Rampa and x-ist are amongst the participants of the art fair.
Running from November 4 to 10, museums, foundations, initiatives and galleries will host to a range of activities including talks, guided tours, artistic performances and workshops.