Steve McCurry, ‘Dust Storm, Rajasthan, India’, 1983, Phillips
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Steve McCurry

Dust Storm, Rajasthan, India, 1983

Chromogenic print, printed 2005.
24 1/2 × 36 9/10 in
62.2 × 93.7 cm
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Image: 62.2 x 93.7 cm (24 1/2 x 36 7/8 in.)
Frame: 83.3 x 113 cm (32 3/4 x 44 1/2 in.)

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Steve McCurry
American, b. 1950
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With his shrewd journalistic approach to photography, Steve McCurry has captured some of the most iconic images of the 20th and 21st centuries. McCurry creates straightforward representational photographs that seek to illuminate areas of the world and create narratives from honest depictions of people and places. The photographer is well known for his contributions to magazines such as National Geographic, which featured Afghan Girl—his infamous 1985 image—on its cover. The woman’s haunting green eyes and her location in a country hidden behind the Iron Curtain contributed to the photograph’s significance. “I think the best way to actually photograph somebody is to really look into their eyes,” McCurry has said. “The eyes are so expressive, they say so much about a person.” In recent years, McCurry has continued his journalistic investigations of the less fortunate in areas closer to his home, photographing abused domestic workers in the United States.

Steve McCurry, ‘Dust Storm, Rajasthan, India’, 1983, Phillips
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About the work
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Image: 62.2 x 93.7 cm (24 1/2 x 36 7/8 in.)
Frame: 83.3 x 113 cm (32 3/4 x 44 1/2 in.)

Property Subject to VAT Section 4: 5% (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

Medium
Photography
Signature
Signed in ink in the margin; dated in ink within artist studio stamp on the verso.
Steve McCurry
American, b. 1950
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With his shrewd journalistic approach to photography, Steve McCurry has captured some of the most iconic images of the 20th and 21st centuries. McCurry creates straightforward representational photographs that seek to illuminate areas of the world and create narratives from honest depictions of people and places. The photographer is well known for his contributions to magazines such as National Geographic, which featured Afghan Girl—his infamous 1985 image—on its cover. The woman’s haunting green eyes and her location in a country hidden behind the Iron Curtain contributed to the photograph’s significance. “I think the best way to actually photograph somebody is to really look into their eyes,” McCurry has said. “The eyes are so expressive, they say so much about a person.” In recent years, McCurry has continued his journalistic investigations of the less fortunate in areas closer to his home, photographing abused domestic workers in the United States.

Steve McCurry

Dust Storm, Rajasthan, India, 1983

Chromogenic print, printed 2005.
24 1/2 × 36 9/10 in
62.2 × 93.7 cm
Bidding closed
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