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Archives: The New York Times

6th November 2018

‘I Like Your Photographs Because They Are Beautiful’

A remembrance by Nobel laureate Pamuk of the renowned Turkish photographer – and fellow resident of Istanbul – Ara Guler. “There is no end to beautiful cityscapes in Istanbul, but first, the individuals! The crucial, defining characteristic of an Ara Guler photograph is the emotional correlation he draws between cityscapes and individuals.”