The Ambassador’s Painters

As the last French ambassador to İstanbul before the Revolution, Comte Marie Gabriel Florent Auguste de Choiseul-Gouffier is recognized in history for his dedication to the Ancient Greek ideal, as …

Kozbekçi Mustafa Ağa

When Karl XII of Sweden was defeated by Tsar Peter the Great of Russia in 1709, he fled to the Ottoman Empire and settled in Bender with his entourage for …

Giacometti’s Final Works

1965, the year before Alberto Giacometti died was also the year of his consolidation as an established artist. Giacometti was selected for three important retrospectives at the New York Museum …

Giacometti & the Human Figure

   The second part of the Alberto Giacometti exhibition brings together the artist’s key works from his mature period, most of which were made between 1950 and 1960, a time when …