1. Jaycey


    Brilliant but IMO also a little scary. I think all true geniuses are a little touched, van Gogh, Mozart, Dali etc – whether by God, the Devil or the Great Architect is debatable. Genius comes at a price...
  2. IbrahimAbi

    Fly Art

    Some people are bored on lock down. the weather is getting warmer and so these pesky little blighters will soon be with us. Each day for 8 days I will post a 'fly art' photo. At the end (of 8) I will ask TLF member what their favourite one was. I did not make any of them. Please feel free to add...
  3. mamish


    EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS BY SARA ALLAN Sara Allan Sara has regularly exhibited in London and New York, but this is her first exhibition in Turkey, to be held in Kalkan (sorry, not Koycegiz as previously posted) . George Melley said of her work, "From a tangle of lines, executed at great speed...
  4. M

    Turkish miniature art workshops

    TURKISH MINIATURE ART WORKSHOPS Turkish Miniature Art Workshops will be held by artist Mehtab Kardas who recently moved to Marmaris from Istanbul (in English and Turkish) Time : Every Thursday from 12 noon until 3 pm Place : ÇAMUREVİ Ceramic Workshop First trial workshop will be offered free...
  5. D

    JIUJITSU/JUDO martial art clubs in Alanya

    Does anyone know of any martial art clubs in Alanya ? Specifically I am looking for Brazilian jiu-jitsu but Japanese JJ or Judo would also be good. I've googled but found nothing. If anyone knows of any clubs at all I would like to know. Thanks, Dan
  6. S

    Towel art

    We are all used to seeing the usual swans, hearts etc made from towels in hotel rooms, but this one beats the lot :) Sue
  7. bickern

    Is this the craziest art installation yet?

    Tate Gallery spends £30,000 on pyramid of 6,000 oranges costing £5 EACH - which visitors will then be encouraged to eat, Pyramid of Oranges by Roelof Louw. Visitors are encouraged to eat an orange - which works out as £5 each but actually cost 8p each. Someone really needs to get the sack...
  8. beyazbayan

    İs this art?

    Britain's most expensive bed: Tracey Emin's controversial bed artwork owned by Charles Saatchi sells for £2.2m at auction... but who bought it? Read more: Tracey Emin's controversial bed artwork sells for £2.2m but who bought it? | Mail Online Not in my opinion it's rubbish and merely lowers...
  9. Jaycey

    Art for the People

    The Rijksmuseum museum in Holland had an idea: Let's bring the art to the people and then, hopefully, they will come to see more at the museum. They took a Rembrandt painting from 1642, “The Night Watch,” and brought to life the characters in it, placed them in a busy mall and the rest you...
  10. Jaycey

    Art Fraud

    Art dealer, 81, who made a 'fortune from fake paintings': Veteran accused of selling thousands of copies of modern works as genuine for £250 Art dealer, 81, who made a 'fortune from fake paintings': Veteran accused of selling thousands of copies of modern works as genuine for £250 | Mail...
  11. D

    art supplies?

    Hi all..... are there any art supply shops in Didim anywhere? I've managed to somehow not have any blue or white acrylic paints with me - must have taken them back to UK in May, no idea why ! so it's either find a shop that supplies or I have to wait til week after next til my daughter comes out...
  12. SLEEPY

    The art of spin

    Thought some of the TLF reprobates may be interested in what I think is a gem of an article published in a Dublin Parish newsletter; it reads: "Judy Rudd an amateur genealogist in Australia, was doing some personal work on her family tree. She discovered that ex-Prime Minister Kevin...
  13. RustyDalyan

    History, art, culture, music in Istanbul

    I'm bringing a group of women (all 45+) to Istanbul again in September. We've been once and done the standard Sultanahmet, Topkapi, Spice Bazaar etc. This time I've been asked to choose other interesting sights/events. (Though I will go back to Topkapi - love to just spend mooching time...
  14. B

    Abstract Canvas Art

    I Know this is a long shot! Last year, at our Christmas Fayre in Koycegiz, there was a lady selling abstract canvas pictures, two of which I really liked. I do believe this lady was from Belguim, but lived in the Fetiyee area. Does anybody have her contact details. Otherwise, can anyone...
  15. R

    Art Exhibition in Alanya By finish painter and Journalist Tarja Ahlstrand

    Everyone's welcome! Art Exhibition in Alanya By finish painter and Journalist Tarja Ahlstrand In Program: - Exhibition Opening - Finish Music - Dinner - Social activities and just a great atmosphere... When: Date: March 23, Saturday Place: AVCI Restaurant, Alanya Time: Opening Party will...
  16. S

    JOD where art thou

    Not on that much myself thesedays but for my infrequent visits I miss my old comrade John O Dreams. Anyone been in touch with him?
  17. Yildez Datca

    Datca - childrens Art exhibition

    This afternoon is the Art Exhibition which takes over the whole of the main street in front of my apartment and the meydan. All our local schools take part and the children produce large, extremely colourful pictures with a conservation theme. The local mayor and big-wigs come along to judge the...
  18. S

    Lara where art thou

    Wheres my comrade Lara thesedays? Long time no read!!
  19. Firebrand

    The hidden art of Islam - TV programme

    TV Programme on BBCFour 9pm this Thursday From the Guardian's TV listings: Rageh Omaar visits an exhibition of artefacts from the Muslim world at the British Museum, and examines artworks reflecting the Hajj, a holy pilgrimage to Mecca. He discovers how Islamic artists throughout history have...
  20. bickern

    Proofreading is a dying art

    Proofreading is a dying art, wouldn't you say? Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter Did he really now!. Right I just couldn't help but send this along. Too funny... Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says No crap, really? Ya think...
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