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Forthcoming exhibition Steve McCurry & Musée Barbier-Mueller: Wabi-Sabi, Beauty in Imperfection.

Please find below high resolution images for the web. For high resolution images for print and other resquests, please contact Anne-Joëlle Nardin, ajnardin@barbier-mueller.ch or +41 22 312 02 73.

Afghan soldiers, Kabul, Afghanistan, 2016. © Steve McCurry.
Male head or mask. Probably from eastern
Syria, sphere of influence of the city of Mari (present-day
Tall Hariri). Sumerian civilization. Early Dynastic
(mid-3rd millennium BCE). Limestone, bitumen, and
black and white stones. H. 12 cm. Inv. 240-107. Musée Barbier-Mueller. Photo Studio Ferrazzini Bouchet.
Boy from the Suri people, Omo Valley, Ethiopia,
2014. © Steve McCurry.
Face mask. Acquired from the Songye, Democratic Republic of the Congo. 20th century. Wood, with white paint and traces of blue and brown decoration, upholstery tacks, metal teeth, bast fibers, and bast weave. H. 30 cm. Former Berthe Hartert collection. Inv. 1026-291. Musée Barbier-Mueller. Photo Studio Ferrazzini Bouchet.
Man walks through ruins, Kabul, Afghanistan, 2003. © Steve McCurry.
Lukwakongo mask. Lega. Democratic Republic
of the Congo. 20th century. Whitened wood.
H. 15.5 cm. Inv. 1026-465. Musée Barbier-Mueller. Photo Studio Ferrazzini Bouchet.
Galapagos, Ecuador, 2017. © Steve McCurry.
“Eye idol.” Upper Tigris region, Iraq or Syria, northern Mesopotamia. Late 4th millennium BCE. Limestone. H. 29.5 cm. Inv. 240-202. Musée Barbier-Mueller. Photo Studio Ferrazzini Bouchet.
Cinecittà film studios, Rome, Italy. 2017. © Steve McCurry.
Nwantantay plank mask. Bwa. Burkina Faso. 20th century. Wood, painted black, white, and red. H. 203 cm. Former Josef Mueller collection, acquired from Emil Storrer in 1953. Inv. 1005-10. Musée Barbier-Mueller. Photo Studio Ferrazzini Bouchet.

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