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Fusion: The Synergy of Images and Words Part II

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 23, 2010 by stevemccurry

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Rieti, Italy, 2006

 

We are familiar with words describing images, but not so familiar with images describing words and the impact reading has on our lives.

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Los Angeles, California, USA, 1992

For as long as people have read books, artists have tried to portray the relationship of a reader and his/her book.

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Kabul, Afghanistan, 2003

 

No matter where I go in the world, I see people immersed in books.  It doesn’t matter if they are rich or poor, young or old, they find comfort, information, distraction, and inspiration between the covers of their books.

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Kandze, Tibet, 2002

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Los Angeles, California

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Sri Lanka, 1995

 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait, 1991

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Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Burma, 2010

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Tibet, 2001

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Afghanistan, 1992

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Afghanistan, 1984

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Kunduz, Afghanistan, 2002

 

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”

– Jorge Luis Borges

Unpublished, Unseen 3

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 28, 2010 by stevemccurry
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Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Burma, 2010

 

So many of you have told me that you enjoy seeing the unpublished work, that I will try to put up previously unseen material more often. Thanks for looking at my blog.

Best,
Steve

Unpublished, Unseen 2010

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on May 13, 2010 by stevemccurry
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Varanasi, India, 2010

 

Over the past thirty years, I have taken nearly a million pictures.   Many of them have been published in my books, in magazines, and seen in my exhibitions, but a majority have never been seen.  Here are a few of those unseen pictures that I have taken in the past few months.

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India, 2010

 

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Mandalay, Burma 2010

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Burma 2010

Shwedagon, Pagoda, Burma, Myanmar, Rangoon, Yangon, February, 2010.

Mandalay, Burma, February, 2010

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Burma, 2010

 

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Burma, 2010

Steve McCurry Hasselblad

Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2010

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Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2010

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