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    15 Gorgeous Unseen Pictures From India By The Photojournalist Behind “Afghan Girl”

    The man behind the famous "Afghan Girl" photo has released a new set of pictures of life in India, spanning three decades.

    Thirty-seven pictures by American photographer Steve McCurry of everyday life in India are to go on display at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York in November, including many that have never been seen by the public before.

    1. Dust storm, Rajasthan

    The exhibition, Steve McCurry: India, will showcase McCurry’s pictures from his travels in India since the 1970s. An accompanying book was published by Phaidon last month.

    2. Women in stepwell, Rajasthan

    “Steve McCurry’s first trip to India and neighboring countries in 1978 provided inspiration and subject matter that catapulted his career. This selection of photographs, spanning over three decades, is representative of McCurry’s insightful portrayal of everyday Indian life.” – Lia Zaaloff, co-curator at the Rubin Museum of Art

    3. Woman and child on the Howrah Mail train en route to Kolkata, West Bengal

    McCurry is best known for his photo "Sharbat Gula" (1984), also referred to as "Afghan Girl", which features the titular subject’s piercing green eyes.

    4. Tailor carries his sewing machine through monsoon waters, Porbandar, Gujarat


    5. Sikh devotee prays at the Golden Temple, Amritsar, Punjab

    6. Young Rinpoche, Bylakuppe, Karnataka

    7. Steam engine passes in front of the Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

    8. Mother and child at a car window, Mumbai, Maharashtra

    9. Man practices acupressure while walking on gravel, Jaipur, Rajasthan

    10. Young girl runs past movie poster, Mumbai, Maharashtra

    11. Rabari tribal elder, Rajasthan

    12. Hindu devotee carries statue of Lord Ganesh into the waters of the Arabian Sea during the immersion ritual off Chowpatty Beach, Mumbai, Maharashtra

    13. Portrait of engineer Maqbool Andrabi, Srinagar, Kashmir

    14. Father and daughter on Dal Lake, Srinagar, Kashmir

    15. Boy in mid-flight, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

    Steve McCurry: India runs from 18 November 2015 until 4 April 2016 at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York.