October 25, 2011

Auction Season Starts with Highlights from Turkish Art

Large numbers of works by well-known Turkish artists are going under the gavel across Istanbul as the city’s auction houses start their season with a focus on the country’s contemporary art.

Atika auction house began the auction season last week at the Conrad Hotel, selling Melih Nejad Devrim’s “Chinese Clouds” for 18,000 Turkish Liras. The Beyaz Auction House, meanwhile, will offer 329 works today and tomorrow at the Sofa Hotel following a four-day exhibition that began Oct. 21.


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