Fishermen. Weligama. South coast, Sri Lanka. 1995.

Steve McCurry

2019

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£240.00

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Original Title Fishermen. Weligama. South coast, Sri Lanka. 1995.
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Fishermen. Weligama. South coast, Sri Lanka. 1995. by Steve McCurry.

Specifications of Fishermen. Weligama. South coast, Sri Lanka. 1995.

6″ x 6″ Magnum Square print

Fuji Crystal Archival Matte paper

Signed on verso by Steve McCurry

Mint condition

Statement from Steve McCurry on the back of print Fishermen. Weligama. South coast, Sri Lanka. 1995.

“These fishermen off the South coast of Sri Lanka used this bygone traditional method to catch fish in shallow waters. Very few fishermen are still keeping their tradition alive, as most of them have moved toward more modern methods. They demonstrate both independence and solidarity of community as they endeavour to provide sustenance for their families. Inherent in solidarity the concept of responsibility to our fellow humans. This principle is especially relevant in these turbulent times.”

Artist Bio

So, Steve McCurry is an American photographer, freelancer and photojournalist. His photo “Afghan Girl”, of a girl with piercing green eyes, has appeared on the cover of National Geographic several times. McCurry has photographed many assignments for National Geographic and has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1986.

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Weight 0.6 kg