Alex Webb: Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names [Audiobook] download free by Alex Webb

Alex Webb: Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names Audiobook download free by Alex Webb
  • Listen audiobook: Alex Webb: Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names
  • Author: Alex Webb
  • Release date: 2007/3/25
  • Publisher: APERTURE
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9781597110341
  • Rating: 8.85 of 10
  • Votes: 315
  • Review by: Freya Valentine
  • Review rating: 9.88 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/24
  • Duration: 1H42M37S in 256 kbps (27.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-12
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Musepack, FLAC, WAV, WMA, MPEG4, MP3 (compression ZIP, TAR.7Z, RAR, GZ, TZ, LZ)
  • Total pages original book: 136
  • Includes a PDF summary of 12 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 8M11S (2.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 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.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Photographs: Collections, Places & Peoples: Pictorial Works, Photographic Reportage, Individual Photographers
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 38.38 USD
  • Dimensions: 250x300x18.8mm
  • Weight: 1,250g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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