Ahmet Ertuğ Fine Art Editions
"Form and Texture - EROL AKYAVAŞ - Photographs" is a photography book published by Ahmet Ertug. The book is sponsored by Ilona Akyavaş, wife of Erol Akyavaş.
There are 68 black and white photographs in the book from the excursions of Erol Akyavaş to India (1992), Mexico (1994), and Peru (1995). In the book, there are panoramic views of ancient settlements, sculptured stone wall textures, sacred sites, all photographed with the masterful use of light and perspective by Erol Akyavaş.
The concept of the book, curation of the photographs and publishing has been done by Ahmet Ertug. Introduction essay is written by acclaimed photography historian Rolf Sachsse. Black and white photographs has been printed by Karl Grammlich printing house in Germany, and hand bound in Italy.
Part of the book’s proceeds will be donated to TEV Turkish Educational Foundation, Ilona and Erol Akyavaş Scholarship Fund, providing scholarships for students of fine arts and art history.