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Título: Looking East
Editorial: Phaidon Press, 0
Condición del libro: New
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 ClubÆs Robert Capa Gold Medal for photographic reporting ærequiring exceptional courage and enterpriseÆ ? the first of many subsequent awards to his credit. In 1985, he became a member of the photographersÆ 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, 15x10¥ . N° de ref. de la librería 2292
Sinopsis: The Cultures of Southeast Asia Come Alive In a Striking Collection of New Photographs. "Taken with a patient eye, McCurry's pictures burn with quiet intensity; they took time to get and they take time to look at." - Time magazine More that 2 decades ago Steve McCurry took the picture heard round the world, that of the mysterious and striking Afghan girl whose direct gaze captivated the west and become, for many, a humanizing image of a world they knew little about. Since the publication of that photograph in National Geographic, McCurry has returned to Southeast Asia more than 25 times. Traversing the lands as an inconspicuous candid cameraman, McCurry is able to infiltrate the human condition with his lens, capturing life stories in single, powerful, telling portraits. LOOKING EAST: PORTRAITS BY STEVE McCURRY is a striking collection of the new and very best of Steve McCurry's gorgeous portraits from Southeast Asia, most of which have never been published...
Sinopsis: This striking new publication, a sequel to Phaidon?s 2000 bestseller South Southeast, is a new selection of the very best of Steve McCurry?s beautiful and powerful portraits from South and Southeast Asia.
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