• Boy from the Suri Tribe

  • Fisherman on Inle Lake

2014 Fall Switzer Distinguished Artist Steve McCurry

BOY FROM SURI TRIBE

2013
Omo Valley, Ethiopia
Digital-C Print on Fuji Flex Crystal Archive paper
Donation by the artist
477.14.PH.

This portrait of a boy from the Suri tribe in Omo Valley is representative of the way McCurry is able to evoke a strong emotional connection to his subjects.
One of the most iconic figures in contemporary photography for over the past thirty years, Steve McCurry has created unforgettable images in six continents and numerous countries. Known for his National Geographic image the Afghan Girl, McCurry’s body of work spans conflict, vanishing cultures, ancient traditions and contemporary cultures alike – yet always retains the human element that makes his images so powerful.
http://stevemccurry.com/

FISHERMAN ON INLE LAKE

Myanmar/Burma
Digital-C Print on Fuji Flex Crystal Archive paper
Donation by the artist
476.14.PH

Fisherman on Inle Lake is a depiction of the universal aspects of the working man. The image speaks to the point that fishing and being a fisherman, although done in several different styles, whether off a bridge, in a boat or on stilts, is fundamentally the same for all mankind.
One of the most iconic figures in contemporary photography for over the past thirty years, Steve McCurry has created unforgettable images in six continents and numerous countries. Known for his National Geographic image the Afghan Girl, McCurry’s body of work spans conflict, vanishing cultures, ancient traditions and contemporary cultures alike – yet always retains the human element that makes his images so powerful.
http://stevemccurry.com/