The World Of Steve Mccurry: An Exhibition Event At The Musée Maillol

For the first time in Paris, a major exhibition is dedicated to the American photographer Steve McCurry. If you were touched by the portrait of the young Afghan girl or by other images of this great photojournalist, don't miss the exhibition The World of Steve McCurry to be discovered at the Maillol Museum until May 29, 2022.

An essential photojournalist

Steve McCurry was born in Philadelphia in 1950. He made his name with a photo essay in Afghanistan in 1979.

His portrait of the green-eyed Afghan girl is known around the world. But he is also the author of many other striking images he has taken around the world.

In his 40-year career, he has travelled the world and built up a body of work that goes far beyond the boundaries of photojournalism.

He is now recognized as one of the greatest names in contemporary photography for his sense of color and light.

150 large format images

The exhibition The World of Steve McCurry at the Maillol Museum is an event.

It is the first time that a retrospective of this magnitude has been devoted to the great American photojournalist in Paris.

The Maillol Museum offers you to discover some150 photos of the artist printed in large format.

You will recognize his most famous shots, such as the portrait of the young Afghan woman Sharbat Gula, which appeared on the cover of National Geographic magazine and moved the whole world in the 1980s.

Steve McCurry is unrivalled in revealing the soul of a people or a country through portraits imbued with humanity.

Featuring dozens of photographs taken throughout his career, this exhibition is the most comprehensive retrospective ever dedicated to this American photographer.

The human being at the heart of the image

This major new retrospective retraces 40 years of the American photographer's career.

Some of his images have been seen around the world and have left a lasting impression thanks to their immediate emotional impact.

In addition to these must-see shots, photography lovers will be able to discover unpublished images, which are either his most recent work or photos that the artist had never before unveiled.

But regardless of when or where these images were taken, visitors will be able to see that the photographer always puts the human at the center of the image, even when his presence is only hinted at.

From the United States to Southeast Asia, via Brazil, Cuba, Africa, Italy, Afghanistan and India, this exhibition offers a true world tour in images and, above all, an emotional exploration of Steve McCurry's world.

Practical information

The World of Steve McCurry exhibition runs from December 9, 2021 to May 29, 2022 at the Musée Maillol in Paris.

Maillol Museum
59-61 rue de Grenelle
75007 Paris

RER C station Musée d'Orsay
Metro lines 4, 10 or 12 (Rue du Bac, Saint-Sulpice or Sèvres-Babylone stations)

Phone : 01 42 22 59 58
Mail : [email protected]

Open every day from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm
Nocturne on wednesday until 22h

Full price: 15 €.
Seniors (65 years old and over): 14€.
Students (from 19 to 25 years old): 13 €.
Children (6 to 18 years old): 10 €.
Family rate: 44 € for 2 adults and 2 children aged 6 to 18
Free for children under 6 years old

To note: it is essential to buy your ticket online to gain access to the exhibition.

A single ticket gives access to the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions.

Author: Audrey
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More informations:
In French: Le monde de Steve McCurry : une exposition événement au musée Maillol
En español: El mundo de Steve McCurry: una exposición en el Museo Maillol
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