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Steve McCurry On Reading

Steve McCurry on Reading

Steve McCurry On Reading  

Steve McCurry

ISBN  9780714871295


A celebration of the timeless act of reading - as seen through the lens of one of the world’s most beloved photographers


Young or old, rich or poor, engaged in the sacred or the secular, people everywhere read. This homage to the beauty and seductiveness of reading brings together a collection of photographs taken by Steve McCurry over his nearly four decades of travel and is introduced by award-winning writer, Paul Theroux. McCurry’s mesmerizing images of the universal human act of reading are an acknowledgement of - and a tribute to - the overwhelming power of the written word.

The Author

Steve McCurry is one of the most iconic figures in contemporary photography, with scores of magazine covers, more than a dozen books, and countless exhibitions around the world to his name. His work spans conflicts, vanishing cultures, ancient traditions, and contemporary realities – yet always retains the human element. A member of Magnum Photos, McCurry has been recognized with the Robert Capa Gold Medal and National Press Photographers Award.


Reviews, News & Interviews:


One of the world's most accomplished photographers takes a moment to appreciate the quite contemplation of reading. PrivatAir


In the hands of McCurry it's something that becomes beautiful and wonderfully aesthetic.—Amateur Photographer


McCurry's photographs show the absorbing power of losing oneself to the written word in any situation. The Guardian, Travel