The watercolor painting was made in 1979 just before a military coup, just before the Ozal era, just before the opening of the Turkish economy. One watercolor and two photographs taken over 20 years later exhibited side by side reveal levels of sociological information about changes in an affluent Istanbul neighborhood. 

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