The Magnum photographer’s new book draws together iconic images he has taken in 40 years of visiting India, showcasing the people and extraordinary settings of one of the most spiritual countries on Earth.
There’s some photos that can be found on the book:
Mahouts sleep with their elephant. Rajasthan, 2012
A rabari tribal elder, Rajasthan, 2010
Medical assistants review files at the cancer hospital in Jaipur, Rajasthan, 2009
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A man in an orange turban, pictured in Rajasthan, 2009
Stepwells have existed in India for hundreds of years, and helped to provide water storage during the dry seasons and offer people a place to socialise. This one was pictured in Rajasthan, 2002
Crowds gather for the Kumbh Mela festival on pontoon bridges across the Ganges, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, 2001
A crowd carries a man during the Holi festival. Rajasthan, 1996
A devotee carries a statue of Lord Ganesh into the Arabian Sea during an immersion ritual off Chowpatty beach. Mumbai, 1993
Bicycles hanging from the side of a train, West Bengal, 1983
A tailor carries his sewing machine through monsoon waters, Porbandar, Gujarat, 1983
The new book of Steve McCurry, India, with a foreword by William Dalrymple, is published by Phaidon, at the discounted rate of £25.97 right now.