The 16th Istanbul Biennial and Istanbul Modern took the first place of the article titled "5 reasons to live in Istanbul" published in the Financial Times newspaper.
In the news, signed by Jessie Williams, it was pointed out that the Bosphorus connects the Asian and European continents, and emphasized that Istanbul is a city where different cultures coexist with its deep-rooted history and unique geography.
Underlining that Istanbul is a contemporary art center, "The city's modern art museum, Istanbul Modern, located on the Bosphorus coast, is undergoing a million-dollar renovation designed by internationally renowned architect Renzo Piano. and will be able to see the exhibitions in a temporary space one kilometer from Beyoğlu. " expressions were used.
In the article, is one of the most important event that takes place on the international art calendar Istanbul Biennial was the highlight, "Istanbul Biennial, this year will take place from September 14 to November 10. Will take place ranked 16 th starting in 1987 and this year's biennial, Turkey and promotes contemporary artists from around the world . " opinions were included.
The 16th Istanbul Biennial, which will be organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) under the sponsorship of Koç Holding, from September 14 to November 10, is the art events that should be seen in 2019 by the world's leading publications, including The Telegraph as well as the Financial Times. showed between. Curated by French curator, writer and academician Nicolas Bourriaud, the biennial will be held under the title "Seventh Continent".
In assessing Turkey's commitment to be the second title of the news from the world's 10 largest economies in the global financial sector until 2023, from breakfast bagels, pita kebab Istanbul's food culture has served as third title.
In the article where the word "Keyif" is also noted in Turkish, in the fourth place, "Keyif is a national time assessment method that is taken very seriously in the houses and cafes of Istanbul. Although everyone has a different way of enjoying, drinking tea and eating baklava is generally the common sharing of pleasure". was expressed.
Stating that the streets of Istanbul offer a visual feast showing the rich history of the city, Williams stated that in addition to some modern designs of today, the deep-rooted history can be seen in places such as Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapı Palace.