CI Taking Part in Miami Art Week with "Istanbul Meets Miami"

Having brought together 70 galleries from 20 countries and over 1,500 artworks by 520 artists in its 11th year, Contemporary Istanbul has started its preparations for its next edition with an exclusive event in Miami during Miami Art Week which showcased 24 art fairs and over 5000 galleries with an international contingent of modern, contemporary, and emerging artists.

On November 30th, Herrick Feinstein and Contemporary Istanbul co-hosted the cocktail reception, "Istanbul Meets Miami", gathering a record of over 220 attendees from the Turkish and American art communities at The Setai Hotel.
Organized as the first occasion of a series of exclusive events which will take place as part of the extensive program to communicate directly with the notable members of the international art scene preceding the 12th edition of the fair, the evening’s guests included notable Turkish and American art collectors and artists, business executives and international journalists. Among the guests were the Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Miami Özgür Kıvanç Altan, Co-Chair of The Art Law Group at Herrick Feinstein Lawrence Kaye, Co-founder & Chairman of the SAHA Association for the Arts Füsun Eczacıbaşı & 38 prominent collectors who are members of the SAHA Association, Chairman of Ferko – CI Associate Sponsor – Ferit Meriçten, Hacı Sabancı, Sevil Sabancı, İnci Aksoy, Simon Lee Gallery Director & CI Selection Committee Member Nicholas Baker, Leila Heller Gallery Founder Leila Heller, Basu Foundation for the Arts Founder Abishek Basu, C24 Gallery Managing Partner Mel Doğan, President of Beta Real Estate Partners LLC Ferit Ferhangil, Founder of Emmanuel Fremin Gallery Emmanuel Fremin, Art Market Editor of The Art Newspaper Sarah Hanson, Artsy Director of Art Fair Partnerships Katie Higgins, Art & Auction Magazine Editor Carol Kino, Founder of Galeri Zilberman Moiz Zilberman, President of FARPLAS Automotive Systems Ahu Büyükkuşoğlu Serter, Director of The Art Department by Casa dell'Arte Gamze Büyükkuşoğlu, Galerist Director Melkan Gürsel and Taha Tatlıcı, Artist Ekrem Yalçındağ, Founding Partner of 55 Bellechasse Bertrand Scholler, and CI Ambassador Susan Van Hagen. 

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