Steve McCurry. Photographs from the East

Steve McCurry. Photographs from the East
International Photography Grant 2020

This retrospective is a collection of sublime portraits, landscapes, and street photography taken by Steve McCurry over the last 27 years. Children and shepherds, warriors and labourers are presented alongside striking views of sandstone cities, mountainous landscapes, and ancient temples. Included in the exhibition are several unpublished images as well as images taken during his most recent trips that have never before been seen. This evocative and timeless, these lyrical images capture the enduring spirit, grandeur, and beauty of the land and people. McCurry’s photographs capture human experience and transcend boundaries of language and culture.

Steve McCurry
Photographs from the East
Jul 3 – Oct 18 2015

Museum für Gestaltung – Schaudepot
Toni-Areal Pfingstweidstrasse 96
Zurich, 8005
Switzerland
www.museum-gestaltung.ch

BURMA. Myanmar. 2011

BURMA. Myanmar. 2011

INDIA. Agra. 1983. Taj and train

INDIA. Agra. 1983. Taj and train

INDIA. 2010. Rabari Tribal elders. (From McCurry's last roll of Kodachrome.)

INDIA. 2010. Rabari Tribal elders. (From McCurry’s last roll of Kodachrome.)

AFGHANISTAN. 1980.

AFGHANISTAN. 1980.

INDIA. Jammu and Kashmir. Srinagar. 1999. Men praying in a Sufi mosque.

INDIA. Jammu and Kashmir. Srinagar. 1999. Men praying in a Sufi mosque.

AFGHANISTAN. Mazar-I-Sharif. 1991. Blue Mosque.

AFGHANISTAN. Mazar-I-Sharif. 1991. Blue Mosque.

AFGHANISTAN. Kabul. 1992. Women shoppers dressed in the traditional burqa.

AFGHANISTAN. Kabul. 1992. Women shoppers dressed in the traditional burqa.

BURMA. Kyaiktiyo. 1994. Golden rock. The Shwe Pye Daw, a holy place.

BURMA. Kyaiktiyo. 1994. Golden rock. The Shwe Pye Daw, a holy place.

INDIA. Bombay/Mumbai. 1994. Welder in a ship-breaking yard.

INDIA. Bombay/Mumbai. 1994. Welder in a ship-breaking yard.

AFGHANISTAN. 1984. Boy in the Paktia province.

AFGHANISTAN. 1984. Boy in the Paktia province.

INDIA. Rajasthan. 1996. Villagers participating in the Holi Festival.

INDIA. Rajasthan. 1996. Villagers participating in the Holi Festival.

SRI LANKA. South Coast. Weligama. 1995. Fishermen.

SRI LANKA. South Coast. Weligama. 1995. Fishermen.

 

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