Steve McCurry : The Iconic Photographs

Steve McCurry : The Iconic Photographs

Les photographies de Steve McCurry sont de magnifiques tableaux dont la palette des couleurs est unique et fascinante. Cet ouvrage aux dimensions imposantes, d’une facture exceptionnelle, n’est disponible que dans cette édition limitée de 3000 exemplaires et comprend un tirage réalisé exclusivement pour Phaidon, numéroté et signé par Steve McCurry.

L’ouvrage comprend 200 des plus belles et plus marquantes photographies de Steve McCurry, prises sur les continents asiatique, africain et européen. Il inclut notamment le fameux portrait de la jeune fille afghane aux yeux verts, ses photographies des rues indiennes, des temples d’Angkor au Cambodge ou encore des temples bouddhistes au Tibet.

Photographe admiré, Steve McCurry est membre de l’agence Magnum Photos depuis 1986. Sa carrière débute en 1979 alors que, vêtu d’un costume traditionnel local, il pose le pied en territoire afghan, sur le point d’être envahi par les Russes. Ce reportage lui vaudra la prestigieuse médaille d’or Robert Capa, décernée aux photographes faisant preuve d’un courage et d’un esprit d’initiative exceptionnels.

- Steve McCurry is one of the most admired and widely popular photographers working today
Steve McCurry : The Iconic Photographs The most beautiful of Steve McCurry’s photographs from around the world, including iconic images from Southeast Asia, Africa and Europe
- Includes his most famous photographs, such as the green-eyed Afghan Girl as well as images from the streets of India, the temples of Angkor in Cambodia and the Buddhist monasteries of Tibet
- A specially-bound large-format book, available in a strictly limited edition with an exclusive print, signed and numbered by the photographer

Steve McCurry (b.1950) launched his career as a photojournalist when, disguised in native garb, he crossed the Pakistan border into Afghanistan over twenty 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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Steve McCurry : The Iconic Photographs
de Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry : The Iconic Photographs, de Steve McCurry
Éditeur: Phaidon Press
Parution: Juillet 2010
Pages: 320
ISBN-13: 978-0714856339

 

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