- What’s On
Published twice a year, Cornucopia is the magazine for connoisseurs of Turkey – gorgeous enough for the coffee table, serious enough to be found in academic libraries. This truly remarkable publication – beautiful, uncompromising and independent – is an ever-growing compendium of all things Turkish: history, culture, art, food, travel. SUBSCRIBE TODAY
The arbiter of taste Tyler Brûlé has described Cornucopia in the Financial Times as ‘a cross between The World of Interiors and National Geographic, with a gentle Turkic twist’.
The New York Review of Magazines writes: ‘It’s a truism that the measure of a travel magazine’s success is whether it makes you yearn to visit the destinations it depicts. Cornucopia goes one better. It is a vacation in itself.’ Oryx, Qatar Airways’ flight magazine describes Cornucopia as ‘the much coveted magazine for the modern Turkish aesthete’.
Cornucopia has joined forces with the digital publishing platform Exact Editions to offer individual and institutional subscribers unlimited access to a searchable archive of fascinating back issues and every newly published issue. This brand new resource is available cross-platform on web, iOS and Android and offers a comprehensive search function, allowing the title’s cultural content to be delved into at the touch of a button.
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cornucopia.net is Cornucopia’s online companion, designed for connoisseur and traveller alike. Select from our hand-picked Cornucopia Hotel Collection, where you can book yourself into the best hotels at the best prices. Topping our list of favourite escapes is Villa Mahal in Kalkan on the Lycian Coast. Also popular in Istanbul’s old European quarter: the Adahan, Baylo Suites and the recent addition, Louis Appartements in Galata.
In What’s On we navigate Istanbul’s phenomenal arts scene as well as Turkey-related happenings worldwide.
Our Travel pages explore the places and people behind the stories in Cornucopia, offering a veritable fountain of information.
Missed some of our back issues? Want to take out a subscription? Longing to read up on Turkey? In the Cornucopia Store you will find all our back issues and subscription details, along with our extensive selection of books and music CDs – all delivered post-free worldwide to Cornucopia subscribers.
Our landmark ‘Istanbul Unwrapped’ quartet, an in-depth four-issue guide to the city, is now available here for just £45
And if you are looking for a gift for someone with a passion for Turkey, browse The Bookshop for lots more background reading, and links to a huge range of books listed by category.
Winter has brought shorter and colder days, but there is also an abundance of interesting museum exhibitions and gallery shows over this holiday season.
In London, two of the highlights are the British Museum’s Troy: Myth and Reality exhibition and its sweeping exhibition on the Islamic influences in Western Art, Inspired by the East.
In Scotland, Unit 4: The Cornucopia Room is hosting a Festive Bazaar filled with books and handmade gifts produced by local artisans.
Istanbul has a number of intriguing events spanning the classic painting, contemporary art, botanical photography and Ottoman manuscripts, including the Sabancı’s excellent Avni Lijif exhibition, Hayal İncedoğan’s In the Shade of Time at Anna Laudel, the IAE’s Memories of Humankind, Lithian Ricci’s Breeze at Nev Galeri and ARTER’s upcoming interactive art Worktable by Kate McIntosh.
For up-to-date information on events, visit the arts diary and follow Cornucopia on Facebook and Twitter.
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