ISTANBUL
13th Istanbul Biennial
Life overtook art when the Biennial’s proposed theme of public space as a site for political debate became world news
with the advent of the Gezi Park protests.
The Biennial opened to the public on 14 September and runs until 20 October
http://www.cornucopia.net/blog/13th-istanbul-biennial-highlights

Anish Kapoor’s stone and mixed media sculptures are on display at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum
until 5 January 2014
http://www.cornucopia.net/events/anish-kapoor

Friend or Foe?: The Ottoman Empire and Europe, from Mehmed II to Wilhelm II
Philip Mansel’s illustrated talk at the Orient-Institut will explore Ottoman/European trade and diplomatic relations.
Thursday 24 October
http://www.cornucopia.net/events/friend-or-foe-the-ottoman-empire-and-europe-from-mehmed-ii-to-wilhelm-ii

CORNUCOPIA BLOG
Our new weekly gallery walks select the cream of the crop in galleries around Istanbul.
http://www.cornucopia.net/blog/gallery-walkabout-the-best-of-besiktas
http://www.cornucopia.net/blog/gallery-walkabout

LONDON
This year’s Islamic Sales at Bonhams, Christie’s and Sotheby’s
run from Monday 7 October until Friday 11 October.
http://www.cornucopia.net/guide/auctions

Robert Hales launches his beautiful new book ‘Islamic and Oriental Arms and Armour’
during Sotheby’s auction viewings, 6–8 October
http://www.cornucopia.net/events/islamic-and-oriental-arms-and-armour

Mary Işin will be talking about her book ‘Sherbet & Spice: The Complete Story of Turkish Sweets and Desserts’
at an Anglo-Turkish Society event at the Yunus Emre Turkish Culture Centre
Thursday  26 September
http://www.cornucopia.net/events/mary-in-sherbet-spice

Artemis Cooper and Colin Thubron launch the final part of Patrick Leigh Fermor’s trilogy
‘The Broken Road: From the Iron gates to Mount Athos’ at Daunt Books, Marylebone High Street
Thursday 10 October
http://www.cornucopia.net/events/patrick-leigh-fermors-the-broken-road-from-the-iron-gates-to-mount-athos

AROUND THE WORLD
‘The Countenance of the Other: The Coins of the Huns and Western Turks in Central Asia and India’
runs until 31 October at the Kunst Historisches Museum,
Vienna
http://www.cornucopia.net/events/the-countenance-of-the-other

Rituals of Hospitality: Ornamental Trays of the 19th Century in Greece and Turkey’
continues until 17 November at the Benaki Museum,
Athens
http://www.cornucopia.net/events/rituals-of-hospitality-at-the-benaki-museum

‘Praxiteles: The Cleveland Apollo’
This exquisite bronze is the subject of an exhibition 29 September to 5 January 2014
at the Cleveland Museum of Art,
Cleveland, Ohio
http://www.cornucopia.net/events/praxiteles-the-cleveland-apollo

Turkish Youth Jazz Ensemble
A concert on Friday 27 September with local student jazz musicians at the Turkish Embassy,
Washington DC
http://www.cornucopia.net/events/turkish-youth-jazz-ensemble

CORNUCOPIA ONLINE ARTS DIARY
For concerts, films, talks, tours, and much more from around the world
http://www.cornucopia.net/events

CORNUCOPIA 50: GUIDE TO ISTANBUL
Our 50th anniversary issue goes to press next month.
Order extra copies here:
http://www.cornucopia.net/magazine/issues/cornucopia-50
or advance order discount-rate gift subscriptions, starting with Issue 50, in time for the festive season.
http://www.cornucopia.net/issue50gifts