Steve McCurry: The Iconic Photographs

Author:   Steve McCurry ,  William Kerry Purcell ,  Anthony Bannon ,  Steve McCurry
Publisher:   Phaidon Press Ltd
ISBN:  

9780714865133


Pages:   272
Publication Date:   08 October 2012
Format:   Hardback
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This spectacular book brings together the most beautiful, memorable and evocative pictures of Steve McCurry's extraordinary career American photographer Steve McCurry (b.1950) is universally recognized as one of today's finest image-makers and has won many of photography's top awards. This new monograph brings together the most memorable and beautiful of his images, taken around the world over the last 30 years. McCurry's 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.

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Author:   Steve McCurry ,  William Kerry Purcell ,  Anthony Bannon ,  Steve McCurry
Publisher:   Phaidon Press Ltd
Imprint:   Phaidon Press Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 27.50cm , Height: 3.10cm , Length: 38.00cm
Weight:   3.062kg
ISBN:  

9780714865133


ISBN 10:   0714865133
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   08 October 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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The Iconic Photographs collects over 150 images from McCurry's illustrious career -- soulful portraits, vivacious street scenes, and beautiful landscapes. . .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. McCurry's work reveals his ability to seamlessly move between worlds, from one cultural sphere to another, avidly documenting the human experience with an astute, keen eye. - Resource Magazine , October 2012<br><br> McCurry can make the hellish look heavenly - incredible photographs that change the way we look at our world - haunting and provocative images. - The Sunday Times Magazine , June 2005<br><br> These beautiful and uplifting images, in finest documentary tradition, cross the boundaries of language and culture to capture the significant and the smaller stories of mankind. - Daily Telegraph , July 2005<br><br> All the photographs selected for this edition are perfect compositions and the book is a must for anyone interested in appreciating the natural beauty of Asia and color travel photography. - Tribune , September 2005


This retrospective presents large-format versions of the penetrating portraits and other scenes that McCurry has taken around the world, particularly Southeast Asia, over the last thirty years. - The New York Times Book Review , February 2013<br><br> The Iconic Photographs collects over 150 images from McCurry's illustrious career -- soulful portraits, vivacious street scenes, and beautiful landscapes. . .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. McCurry's work reveals his ability to seamlessly move between worlds, from one cultural sphere to another, avidly documenting the human experience with an astute, keen eye. - Resource Magazine , October 2012<br><br> McCurry can make the hellish look heavenly -- incredible photographs that change the way we look at our world - - haunting and provocative images. - The Sunday Times Magazine , June 2005<br><br> Theses beautiful and uplifting images, in finest documentary tradition, cross the boundaries of language and culture to capture the significant and the smaller stories of mankind. - Daily Telegraph , July 2005<br><br> All the photographs for this edition are perfect compositions and the book is a must for anyone interested in appreciating the natural beauty of Asian and color travel photography. - Tribune , September 2005


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Steve McCurry has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for almost 40 years, with scores of magazine covers to his name, over a dozen books, and hundreds of exhibitions around the world. A member of Magnum Photos, he has created stunning images on six continents and countless countries. McCurry has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Robert Capa Gold Medal and National Press Photographers Award.

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