SINAN - An Architectural Genius
Text by Dogan Kuban,
Photographs by Ahmet Ertug

This book places the reader in the midst of the extraordinary architectural spaces created by Sinan through the medium of the lens of Ahmet Ertug, whose camera focuses on the astonishing vision and creative talent of that architect. The text is by Dogan Kuban, a leading architectural historian and recognized specialist on Sinan.

30 by 41 cms, 266 pages (97 large-format color plates). Hardbound in Japanese cloth and presented in a slipcase.

This site contains selections of the work by world renowned photographer Ahmet Ertug, whose camera takes the viewer through a fantastic world of aesthetics:Great architectural monuments like Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, the 13th century mosaics of Chora and the 6-13th century frescoes of Cappadocia, the sublime buildings of Sinan, 16th century Iznik tiles, Ottoman sultans' silk kaftans, the Sarcophagus of Alexander the Great, and Buddha statues from Musée Guimet are all photographed with great passion.

Copyright Ahmet Ertug 2008