Fusion: The Synergy of Images and Words (via Steve McCurry’s Blog)

It’s through the wonders of technology that the photographer Steve McCurry is able to share these wonderful images online, but the fact remains that what these images capture is the sight of people reading books. A beautiful melding of arts.

Fusion:  The Synergy of Images and Words   Ever since Gutenberg invented the printing press which enabled everyone to read books, artists have tried to portray the relationship of a reader and his/her book.        Garrett Stewart's book, The Look of Reading:  Book, Painting, Text, explores the relationship of reading and art.       We are familiar with words describing images, but not so familiar with images describing words and the impact reading has on our lives.           Artists fro … Read More

via Steve McCurry's Blog

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