Portraits: Steve McCurry



'The global reach of the work, and the knowledge of humanity reflected in it, is breathtaking.' (The Sunday Times) 'McCurry's talent for catching people with their guard down is on ample display in this ... collection of faces from around the world ... the images speak to the shared humanity of diverse peoples.' (Life)

About the Author

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 and is a member of the prestigious agency Magnum Photos.
  • Hardcover: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press; 2 edition (March 19, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0714865370
  • ISBN-13: 978-0714865379
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 1.5 x 7.8 inches

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