Steve McCurry: Essence of Life
Coe + Co Photography Gallery
Mesmerizing Encounters captured across the Globe
Coe + Co Photography Gallery is currently exhibiting Steve McCurry: Essence of Life. McCurry’s compelling photographs will be on view through July 28th at Coe + Co Photography Gallery, 38 Centre Street, Nantucket, MA.
This exhibition includes images from his extensive travels throughout Europe and Asia. This important collection of photographs captures Steve McCurry’s mesmerizing encounters with all walks of life and landscapes, from the snow monkeys in Japan to fishermen in Sri Lanka and the colorful canals of Venice.
View slideshow below for a peak of the exhibit
Universally recognized as one of today’s finest image makers, Steve McCurry has won many of photography’s top awards. Best known for his evocative color photography, McCurry captures the essence of human struggle and joy in the finest documentary tradition. A member of Magnum Photos since 1986, McCurry has searched and found the unforgettable. Many of his breathtaking images have become modern day icons.
Born in Philadelphia, McCurry attended Pennsylvania State University where he graduated cum laude. After working at a newspaper, he traveled to India to freelance, where he realized his passion for capturing the “unguarded moment.” McCurry learned to watch and wait on life. If you wait, he realized, people will forget your camera and the soul will drift up into view.
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