Behind the Scenes

The First Gulf War

The thing that stuck with me the most from the war in Kuwait was devastation to the environment in the aftermath of the conflict itself. It was a truly surreal experience. With 600 oil fields afire, the midday sky was almost as black as night.

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Reflections on Steve McCurry, by Denis Delestrac, from "Steve McCurry: A Life in Pictures"

"Life is short," he repeats like a mantra, and there is no time to devote to characterless people or situations. This may be why Steve McCurry, contrary to his photography, never stays still. On the field, he is not a gentle, patient spectator of life unfolding.

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Buddhism

I have been very influenced by Buddhism.  One of the major tenets of Buddhism is compassion for your fellow human beings and animals.  There is also the idea of impermanence where everything is in constant flux.  Things live and then they die.  These are some of these fundamen

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Exhibitions

Steve McCurry: Animals

December 16 - March 31, 2019

Mudec - Photo
Museo Delle Culture
Via Tortona 56
Milano, Italy
www.mudec.it/ita/steve-mccurry/

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News and Information

Silversea Expedition: Kolkata, India

Watch and read about Steve's latest trip to India.

"I like Kolkata a lot; there is a whole lot of culture, from art, photography, poetry, to the colonial architecture. The city has a lot of characters. It has a lot of activity on the streets. People live their lives in public."
- Steve McCurry

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New Blog: Young Women's Photography Initiative

Blog about the Young Women's Photography Initiative.

The goal of the program is to give students the opportunity to document their communities by giving them the tools to create their own art.

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Blog Post: Trompe l'oeil: The Art of Illusion

"I'm obsessed with trompe l'oeil - 
the idea of something that is existing and
is not existing."
- Alessandro Michele 

Read Full Blog Post Here.

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