Steve McCurry: The Iconic Photographs (Bestsellers albume fotografie Steve McCurry)De (autor) Steve McCurry
en Limba Engleză Hardback – October 2012
Brings together the most beautiful of Steve McCurry's photographs from aroundthe world, including iconic images from Southeast Asia, Africa and Europe. Includes his most famous photographs, such as the green-eyed Afghan Girl as wellas images from the streets of India, the temples of Angkor in Cambodia and theBuddhist monasteries of Tibet. Reproduced at life size, McCurry's portraits have an extraordinary immediacy andimpact, while even the smallest details of his spectacular landscapes are clearlyvisible on the page. Extended picture captions are included at the back of the book, accompanied bycolour thumbnail images for quick identification.
"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
"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
"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
'ICONIC' is an apt term for this collection of stunning images ... a flowing absorbing experience.' Amateur Photographer 'luxurious, engaging and downright gorgeous ...provide windows into worlds that most of us could never dream of seeing.' Outdoor Photography 'lush ... a visual feast' Elle Decoration 'absolutely stunning'. Mature Times website '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
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.