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Alex Webb: Istanbul

City of a Hundred Names

Text by Orhan Pamuk.

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 instantly enthralled: by the people, the layers of culture and history, the richness of street life. But what particularly drew him in was a sense of Istanbul as a border city, lying between Europe and Asia. "For 30-some years as a photographer, I have been intrigued by borders, places where cultures come together, sometimes easily, sometimes roughly." The resulting body of work, some of Webb's strongest to date, conveys the frisson of a culture in transition, yet firmly rooted in a complex history. With essay by the Nobel Prize winning novelist, Orhan Pamuk.
Alex Webb: Istanbul

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Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb: Violet Isle

ALEX WEBB & REBECCA NORRIS WEBB: VIOLET ISLE

Text by Pico Iyer.

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ISBN: 9781942185376
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Pub Date: 2/27/2018
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Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb: Memory City

ALEX WEBB & REBECCA NORRIS WEBB: MEMORY CITY

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ISBN: 9781934435762
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Pub Date: 6/30/2014
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Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb: Violet Isle

ALEX WEBB & REBECCA NORRIS WEBB: VIOLET ISLE

Text by Pico Iyer.

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Pub Date: 11/30/2009
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