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Contemporary Istanbul hosts Reception in New York

contemporary istanbul logoHaving brought together 70 galleries from 20 countries and over 1,500 artworks by 520 artists in its 11th year, Contemporary Istanbul continues its preparations for its next edition with an exclusive event in New York during Frieze New York.

On May 2nd, Contemporary Istanbul and Leila Heller Gallery will co-host the dinner reception in honor of the 12th edition of Contemporary Istanbul and in celebration of the exhibition "Exilic Pleasures" with kind support of H.E. Mr. Feridun Sinirlioğlu, Ambassador of Turkey to the United Nations and Herrick Feinstein.

Exilic PleasuresThe event will gather prominent collectors, art professionals as well as press members across the globe to discuss the occasion of the 12th anniversary of Contemporary Istanbul and will soon be complemented by a series of other exclusive events in several international hubs for contemporary art.

Having worldwide recognition as a pioneer in promoting creative dialogue and exchange between Western artists and Middle Eastern, Central and Southeast Asian artists, Leila Heller Gallery is among the leading participating galleries of the 12th edition of Contemporary Istanbul.

This year, Contemporary Istanbul will take place between 14-17 September (with the VIP Preview Day on September 13) and once again aims to bring together leading international galleries for art enthusiasts and to contribute to Istanbul’s status of art capital of the future.