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Istanbul Contrasts

Hossein Amirsadeghi, Berna Tu?lular, Ipeknur Cem Taha

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The inside track on a magical city in the grip of an exciting cultural renaissance, compiled by some of its leading movers and shakers


Istanbul is now one of the planet’s hippest cities. Its art is sought after by international collectors, its fashion is feted on catwalks, and its design and architecture are widely admired by critics and public alike.

This book captures this extraordinary cultural, artistic and intellectual boom like no other. From the ancient to the ultra-modern, Istanbul Contrasts explores every facet of life in the city, covering the worlds of art, design, architecture and lifestyle, as well as the unusual aspects of everyday life.

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Book Details

Format: PLC (no jacket)

Size: 32.0 x 27.0 cm

Extent: 252 pp

Illustrations: 688

Publication date: 15 November 2010

ISBN: 9780500977057

About the Author

Hossein Amirsadeghi is a writer, publisher, editor and documentary film maker, and the driving force behind many books, including Sanctuary, Art Studio America, Nordic Contemporary and Contemporary Art Mexico.

List of Contributors

Murat Belge, Elif ?afak, Andrew Finkel, Ashkan Sahini, Cemal Emden

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