This place is run by Banu Cennetoğlu, one of Turkey’s most important artists. It acts as a public archive for artists’ books. The stationery shop on the ground floor, As Kirtasiye, is like a museum of paper and pens. Necatibey Cd. No. 32/2, 90/(0) 555-503-3847, b-a-s.info
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