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Looking East

McCurry, Steve

Code 2292
Signed by the photographer
ISBN: 9780714846378
Publisher: Phaidon Press


Looking East.

Published by Phaidon

Signed by the Photographer

This portfolio contains a selection of the best and most poignant portraits by Steve McCurry, known and loved the world over for his beautiful and enduring images of the landscapes and cultures of South and Southeast Asia. The collection includes some iconic as well as previously unknown portraits of children, monks, pilgrims and travellers that McCurry has encountered on his journeys throughout Afghanistan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Pakistan and Tibet.

about the author

Steve McCurry was a freelance magazine photographer based in India when he first achieved fame. In 1979 he crossed rebel-controlled Afghanistan prior to the Russian invasion, producing a unique story that was published around the world. It won him the Overseas Press Clubãs Robert Capa Gold Medal for photographic reporting µrequiring exceptional courage and enterpriseã ? the first of many subsequent awards to his credit. In 1985, he became a member of the photographersã co-operative Magnum. Exhibitions of his work have been held all over the world and his previous books include The Imperial Way (1985), Monsoon (1988), Portraits (Phaidon, 1999)and South soth East (Phaidon 2000).

ISBN 0714846376
Phaidon, London, 2006. 128 pp., 75 color illustrations, 15x10Ñ .