CI hosts reception in Rome to celebrate fair’s 11th anniversary

On April 27, Contemporary Istanbul hosted a dinner reception at Palazza Gamberini that brought together several important figures from the international art scene. Participated by Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in Italy, Aydın Adnan Sezgin, Contemporary Istanbul Chairman Ali Güreli and CI Executive Committee Member Hasan Bülent Kahraman, the event welcomed collectors, art professionals and journalists to celebrate the occasion of the 11th anniversary of Contemporary Istanbul, the leading international art fair from the region.

The special event, which was arranged as a part of a calendar of international gatherings organized by Contemporary Istanbul throughout the year, also celebrated several new additions to this year’s fair, such as Collectors’ Choice and CI Design. The reception whose opening remarks were given by Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in Italy Aydın Adnan Sezgin and Contemporary Istanbul Chairman Ali Güreli was well attended by a number of notable guests, including Director of Instituzione Bologna Musei Laura Carlini Fanfogna; Curator of MACRO Costantino D’Orazio; Curator of MAXXI Museum Donatella Saroli; Art patron Vivi Buaron; Trenitalia Communication Director Daniela Carosio; Artistic Administrator of Italian Philharmonic Foundation Mauro Bucarelli; Artist Stefano Iraci; CI Ambassador Angelo Bucarelli; So.Se.PHARM Chairman of the Board Sabrina Florio as well as Collectors Carlo Baroni; Renzo Carella; Davide Cefis; Marilena Francese; Fabrizio Cannizzaro; Daniele Castelnuovo; Sigfrido di Canossa; Sandro Fontana; Francesco Modesti; Stefano Palombini; Alain Wormser; Marina Astaldi; Andrea Parisi di Finale; Maite Bulgari; Raffaella Chiariello; Amanda Sbragia and Ottavio Sbragia.

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