"Framing the future for Turkey
February 24, 2005
SLEEKLY contoured, its low grey bulk rising beside the docks and port buildings of Karakoy, the newly inaugurated Istanbul Museum of Modern Art immediately proclaims its affiliations and its cultural aspirations.
Everything about this austere structure, from its concrete walls and brushed steel stairwells to its installations and computer cafes, invites comparison with the familiar global palazzos of contemporary art: London's Tate Modern is even the subject of an admiringly subversive piece of video art on display in the opening season. "
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