Alex Webb: Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names

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In Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names , Magnum photographer Alex Webb displays his particular ability to distill gesture, color and contrasting cultural tensions into a single, beguiling frame. He presents a vision of Istanbul as an urban cultural center, rich with the incandescence of its past--a city of minarets and pigeons rising to the heavens during the early-morning call to Muslim prayers--yet also a city riddled with ATM machines and clothed in designer jeans. Webb began photographing Istanbul in 1998, and became ...

Alex Webb: Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names 2007, Aperture, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781597110341

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