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.