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Gökşin Sipahioğlu is the most famous Turkish photographer of all times and one of the biggest names in history of the journalist photography, founder of newspaper agency Sipa press, with head offices in New York and Paris. He was born in Izmir in 1926, studied journalism at the University of Istambul, and is known today as the “Sultan of photojournalism”. He started career as a sports reporter, and his first big success were the photos of wounded Egyptian soldiers in Sinai Desert during the war of Israel and Egypt. He was the first reporter to enter the communist Albania, and in 1961 he was the sole western reporter in Havana during the Cuban Missile Crisis who was not arrested or under police surveillance, and also the first to get a visa to go to China before the Cultural Revolution. In the year 1968 he covered the student riots in Paris, and in 2003 received a medal of a Chevalier of France’s Order of Arts and Lettres, in 2006 he received a medal of Légion d’Honneur, and recently was awarded a medal by the Republic of Turkey for his distinguished works abroad. The author will be present at the opening of the exhibition which presents 55 years of his affluent career.