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MEET STEVE McCURRY IN SIENA


Steve McCurry at the press conference of his exhibition in Siena
For a change in front of the lens: Steve McCurry in Siena


Meet the man who made a photo go around the world. Tomorrow, Saturday 15th of June, Siena's Santa Maria della Scala museum opens the doors for Steve McCurry's Viaggio Intorno al Mondo. 

Maybe National Geographic's best known photographer, Steve McCurry is in town for the opening of the show. His masterclass at Siena University was attended by 700 students from all over Italy.

You'll be able to meet McCurry at the museum for questions and book signing from 11 am to noon and from 4 pm to 5 pm. 

The exhibition in the stunning setting of the medieval SMS museum complex concentrates on Steve McCurry's portrait work. Also part of the exhibition are the photo of the green-eyed Afghan girl and a short film by National Geographic, which documents McCurry's quest to find his famous model nearly two decades later. Which indeed he did.  


The green eyed Afghan girl met again as a woman
Old friends: Steve Mc Curry's voyage to find the Afghan girl 

Steve McCurry exhibition at Siena's SMS museum
A fabulous museum setting: The medieval tufa rock rooms of the SMS museum in Siena
Portrait of a minery worker by Steve McCurry


Portraits from Afghanistan by Steve McCurry at Siena's SMS museum


VIAGGIO INTORNO ALL'UOMO (TRIP AROUND MANKIND) 
SIENA'S SANTA MARIA DELLA SCALA MUSEUM, piazza del Duomo, 1
15th of June to 3rd of November 2013
Opening times: every day from 10.30 am to 7pm, 
Tickets: 10 Euro (incluscive audioguide), kids up to 11 years for free  
The show has been prolonged till the 6th of January. Check detailed opening times on the SMS website

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