Steve McCurry: The Iconic Photographs (PHOTOGRAPHY)

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HardCover. Pub Date :2012-10-29 Pages: 272 Language: English Publisher: Phaidon Press American photographer Steve McCurry (b.1950) is universally recognized as one of todays finest image-makers and has won many of photographys top awards. This special limited-edition monograph brings together the most memorable and beautiful of his images. taken around the world over the last 30 years. McCurrys ability to cross boundaries of language and culture to capture fleeting moments of human experience is unique. With his discerning eye for form and colour. shape and symmetry. he offers us windows into other worlds. Seen at the large scale of this new book. McCurrys images are particularly powerful: reproduced at slightly larger than life size. his portraits have an extraordinary immediacy and impact. while even the smallest details of his spectacular landscapes are clearly visible on...

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"ICONIC is an apt term for this collection of stunning images... A flowing absorbing experience." ―Amateur Photographer

"Luxurious, engaging and downright gorgeous... Provides windows into worlds that most of us could never dream of seeing." ―Outdoor Photography

"Lush... A visual feast." ―Elle Decoration

"Absolutely stunning." ―Mature Times online

"More than a collection of images, the book acts as a portal into the lives of the people he met and the distant lands they inhabit." ―Resource Magazine

"This retrospective presents large-format versions of the penetrating portraits and other scenes that McCurry has taken around the world." ―The New York Times Book Review

"Best known for [...] Afghan Girl [...] there is so much more to discover. One of the great photographers and storytellers of our times." ―Black & White Photography

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Steve McCurry (b.1950) launched his career as a photojournalist when, disguised in native garb, he crossed the Pakistan border into Afghanistan thirty years ago. His remarkable coverage won him the Robert Capa Gold Medal, which is awarded to photographers who exhibit exceptional courage and enterprise. Famous also for his work in Southeast Asia, McCurry’s photographs are beautiful, uplifting and affecting. McCurry is a regular contributor to many international journals including National Geographic magazine. He is a member of Magnum Photos.

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