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Robert Capa: Photographs

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In an almost novelistic fashion, the pictures--presented chronologically--tell as much about the photographer as they do about the times Capa was chronicling. --Margarett Loke, "ARTnews"
"His coverage of the Spanish civil war established Capa's reputation as a peerless battlefield photojournalist... But he was also a man who loved making pictures of beautiful women, famous
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Paperback, 192 pages
Published June 15th 2005 by Aperture (first published September 29th 1969)
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David Gallin-Parisi
Jun 01, 2012 David Gallin-Parisi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: photobook
Robert Capa's photographs of war, celebrities, and blurry movement are almost impossible to look at without feeling overwhelming compassion. Capa's approach to photo journalism leads to documenting the Vietnam War in a extremem close-up, get everything possible, and speed is essential process. And a process that isn't used as much anymore. My favorite pictures of 1940s Sicily are contained in this volume. People walking down the street carrying wrapped up packages. Capa's work fits in the sweet ...more
Jim
Although the subtitle of this particular Shelfari edition is Photographs from Israel, 1948-1950, the edition I have contains photographs from other series of Capa photographs, including, Spain 1936-1939 (the Spanish Civil War), Italy 1943-1944, France 1944 (Normandy, the liberation of Paris), Germany 1945, Eastern Europe 1947-1949, Friends (Hemingway, Matisse, Picasso, John Huston, Ingrid Bergman), and more—about 160 photographs in all. While on assignment in Indochina in 1954, Robert Capa stepp ...more
Frances Sawaya
May 03, 2016 Frances Sawaya rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: in-our-library
Purchased after his exhibition in Dublin. Saved for us to look through now and again for his insights into the world we live and die in. Remarkable stuff! Can't really say thatI have "finished" this book.
Anthony
Jan 21, 2011 Anthony rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
There are quite a few RC pictures missing here that should have been included. But how can I give it anything other than 5 stars. His story is heartbreaking.
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