A Life in Pictures

New Book: Steve McCurry:  A Life in Pictures
The selection of photographs includes Steve’s best-known shots and more than 100 previously unpublished images.

Also included are personal notes, telegrams and visual ephemera from his travels and assignments, all accompanied by Bonnie McCurry’s authoritative text – drawn from her familial relationship with Steve – as well as reflections from many of Steve’s friends and close colleagues.

Kabul, Afghanistan
Sicily, Italy, 2017
Togo, 2017
Papua New Guinea, 2017
Kathmandu, Nepal, 1979
Kalash, Pakistan, 1981

Japan, 2011
US/Mexico Border, 2016
Agra, India, 1996
Bamako, Mali, 1985
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1977
Omo Valley, Ethiopia, 2012

Steve McCurry:  A Life in Pictures

The book brings together all of McCurry’s key adventures and influences, from his experiences travelling as a young adult to his very first journalistic images taken in the aftermath of the 1977 Johnstown floods. Then to his first breakthrough journey into Afghanistan hidden among the mujahideen, his many travels across India and Pakistan, his coverage of the destruction of the 1991 Gulf War and the September 11th terrorist attacks in New York, and up to his current work.

Italy – Mondadori/Electa

Available in Germany – Knesebeck publishers

Available in the UK  – Laurence King Publishers

Available in France,  November 8 – La Martiniere

Available in the U.S.  November 22 –Laurence King Publishers

By Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for more than thirty years, with scores of magazine and book covers, over a dozen books, and countless exhibitions around the world to his name.

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22 replies on “A Life in Pictures”

Phenomenal book! Love the text and the photographs. You enable your viewers to feel kindness and appreciation of the human condition throughout the entire
world. Thank you for your stirring contribution to humanity.

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There is always something to learn from your pictures. Your work is so impressive and leave a sign in our soul. I’ll go and get one copy of this marvelous book, as I’ve done with your previous works.

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