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Identity shift giving rise to 2 Turkeys 1 décembre 2012

Posted by Acturca in Art-Culture, Istanbul, Turkey / Turquie.
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International Herald Tribune, Saturday, December 1, 2012, p. 2

by Anand Giridharadas, Istanbul

« There are liquids that are not mixable – it’s like that. » But Bedri Baykam – a prominent Turkish painter, activist, politician and author – was not talking chemistry. He was speaking of the hardening self-segregation between Westernized, secular Turks like him and the conservative Muslims who now run Turkey, but whom he’d be unlikely ever to dine with. (suite…)

Turkey’s stuffed calendar 1 décembre 2012

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Financial Times (UK) Saturday, December 1, 2012, p. 7

By Georgina Adam *

There has been a lot of buzz over the past few years about Turkey as a big new market for art. With 34 billionaires (only two short of Brazil’s 36, according to Forbes) and an explosion of museum building, the country has until recently seen robust growth and is also a strong destination for Gulf investment. (suite…)