Contemporary Istanbul Fair Moves to September in Effort to Boost Tourism

January 20th, 2017

In an effort to boost tourism in Turkey, the Contemporary Istanbul art fair is moving to coincide with the city’s art biennial this September, the Art Newspaper reports.  “The government is beginning to realise that art and culture are important,” says Ali Güreli, the chairman of Contemporary Istanbul. “We are not asking the government for funding, we are asking for the path to be cleared so it is more accessible to buy and sell art in Istanbul.”Read more at Art Newspaper