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Métamorphosis in Istanbul: Altmejd, Snow, Lewis and More

Entrance to “Métamorphosis”  at Akbank Art Centre, Istanbul, Turkey / Photo Isabelle Hayeur
Entrance to “Métamorphosis” at Akbank Art Centre, Istanbul, Turkey / Photo Isabelle Hayeur

Entrance to “Métamorphosis” at Akbank Art Centre, Istanbul, Turkey / Photo Isabelle Hayeur

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Montreal curator Louise Déry had a worldwide hit when she commissioned artist David Altmejd for the Canada Pavillion in the 2007 Venice Biennale. And she’s still doing international work. As Yann Pocreau reports in the Spring 2009 print edition of Canadian Art, one of her more recent projects involved coordinating a group exhibition at Akbank Art Center in Istanbul. Here, we offer an exclusive online portfolio of eleven views of that exhibition, called “Métamorphosis.”

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This article was first published online on March 12, 2009.


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