Turkey Book Talk

Sarah-Neel Smith on art and development in mid-20th century Turkey

May 10, 2022

Sarah-Neel Smith on “Metrics of Modernity: Art and Development in Postwar Turkey” (University of California Press). The book paints a vivid portrait of Turkey's art world in the 1950s and how it reflected early Cold War ideas of national development, individual enterprise and global integration.

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