Istanbul

Istanbul[PDF] ✎ Istanbul Author Ara Güler – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Istanbul is a vivid photographic record of daily life in Turkey s cultural capital from the s to the s Captured through the unerring lens of award winning lensmaster Ara Gler, the Eye of Istanbul , it Istanbul is a vivid photographic record of daily life in Turkey s cultural capital from the s to the s Captured through the unerring lens of award winning lensmaster Ara Gler, the Eye of Istanbul , it reflects the melancholic aesthetic of the city as it oscillates between tradition and modernity The striking black and white photographs in this book are accompanied by a hitherto unpublished foreword by Orhan Pamuk, the first Turkish recipient of the Nobel Prize. great artists are frequently very modest, even humble persons, says Orhan Pamuk in the introduction to the photo book Ara G ler s Istanbul G ler calls himself a photo journalist, but he is mucha chronicler of his home town Istanbul since the late 1940s, a kind of archaeologist since Istanbul has changed a lot in the last decades , but definitely also a great artist.Ara G ler s Istanbul presents just a small sample of thethan 800,000 photos great artists are frequently very modest, even humble persons, says Orhan Pamuk in the introduction to the photo book Ara G ler s Istanbul G ler calls himself a photo journalist, but he is mucha chronicler of his home town Istanbul since the late 1940s, a kind of archaeologist since Istanbul has changed a lot in the last decades , but definitely also a great artist.Ara G ler s Istanbul presents just a small sample of thethan 800,000 photos he took almost exclusively with his Leica, but they give a wonderful opportunity to catch a glimpse of the artist s most iconic works.We see fishermen mending their nets, children playing in front of derelict Ottoman structures, ferry boats passing the Golden Horn, street vendors pushing their carts in the cobblestone streets of Kad k y, a tram waiting for a man with his horse cart passing the rails It s usually not the Istanbul tourists know We see crumbling buildings and people who look tired from their everyday struggle to survive in this glorious city Istanbul and its buildings are only the backdrop for a big stage the drama of life with its difficulties, everyday routines and small pleasures.G ler s photos breathe a deep humanity The people we see on his photos, no matter how poor they may be, are never devoid of a certain dignity And frequently there is a touch of magic there too, which is difficult to describe Just have a look at his breathtaking photos Ara G ler s black and white Istanbul photos from the 1940s to the 1980s Foreword by Orhan Pamuk It has one of my favrourite Ara G ler s photo, too. This is a beautifully produced collection of photos taken by Ara G ler of a vanished Istanbul before prosperity took hold Anything volume of photographs put together by Thames and Hudson will of course, be exquisite to behold.I wonder why the editor chose Orhan Pamuk to write the forward I know Pamuk s name may bewell known to international audiences, but Ya ar Kemal s Turkey is much closer in theme to Ara G ler s than Pamuk s.Here s another review of the book from Turkish Literature Mon This is a beautifully produced collection of photos taken by Ara G ler of a vanished Istanbul before prosperity took hold Anything volume of photographs put together by Thames and Hudson will of course, be exquisite to behold.I wonder why the editor chose Orhan Pamuk to write the forward I know Pamuk s name may bewell known to international audiences, but Ya ar Kemal s Turkey is much closer in theme to Ara G ler s than Pamuk s.Here s another review of the book from Turkish Literature Month on the Global Literature in Libraries blog Impressive collection of photographs on stanbul and the human condition Orhan Pamuk s extended foreword is pretty good companion to the photos as well. One wonderful homage to Istanbul

Istanbul Kindle ¼ Hardcover
  • Hardcover
  • 184 pages
  • Istanbul
  • Ara Güler
  • English
  • 06 March 2019
  • 9814260053