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Ara Güler 
"Kumkapi Fishermen Returning to Port in the First Light of Dawn, Istanbul" 
Gelatin silver print 
40.5 x 50 cm 
Bassenge Photography Auctions 
19th – 21st Century Photography, 7 December 2022, Lot: 4173 
After training to be an actor and studying economics, Ara Güler became a photographer and worked for the newspaper Yeni Istanbul. Later he worked for Time Life, Paris Match and Stern. In 1956 he met Henri Cartier-Bresson and Marc Riboud and became a member of Magnum. Ara Güler has received many important prizes. In 1961 Photography Annual named him among the seven best photographers of the world. In 1962 he was nominated 'Master of the Leica' and in 1968 MOMA named him one of the ten masters of color photography. 

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