A portrait in photographs and texts of Istanbul from the 1940s to the 1980s, captured by two greats of contemporary Turkish culture
Born in 1928,Ara Guler is not only one of the masters of photography inTurkey, but holds a prominent place in the pantheon of the world's great photographers. In 1958 he became a photojournalist for Time-Life, Paris Match and Der Stern. He has received countless awards, and has photographed many luminaries includingWinston Churchill, Indira Gandhi, Bertrand Russell,Alfred Hitchcock, Maria Callas, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso.
'Turkey's greatest photographer ... Guler's work asks age-old questions about progress and innocence, and ultimately leaves it up to the viewer to decide which is more important to society' - Amateur Photographer