February 10, 2012

Istanbul’s Cultural Rebirth

Istanbul, which went from being a cosmopolitan center in the 19th century to a faded remnant of the Ottoman Empire, is having a moment of cultural rebirth. Suzy Hansen writes about the city’s growing artistic communities for our Voyages issue.

One recent marker of Istanbul’s burgeoning role in the international art scene was the 2011 launch of SALT, two multimillion-dollar contemporary art spaces in Galata and Beyoglu.

Visit The New York Times to See The Interior of the SALT Galata Housed in the 120-year-old Ottoman Bank Building: Istanbul's Cultural Rebirth

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