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Robert Capa (édition trilingue Italien/Francais/Anglais)

In December 1938 the prestigious British magazine Picture Post published eleven pages of images of the Spanish Civil War by twenty-fiveyear-old Robert Capa and proclaimed him “The Greatest War Photographer in the World...

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Publisher - Silvana
Format - Ouvrage broché
Number of pages - 144
Language - French / English / iItalian
Model LIV_9788836622887
Artist Robert Capa (1913-1954)
Author Collectif
Publisher Silvana
Format Ouvrage broché
Number of pages 144
Language French / English / iItalian
Dimensions 280 x 230
Technique(s) 100 illustrations
Published 19/04/2012
Weight 0.875

Even fifty-eight years after his death, many people feel that Capa’s extraordinarily powerful and moving coverage of five wars still entitles him to that claim. But Capa cannot be categorized simply as a war photographer, for many of his images capture, with warmth and wit, the joys of peace.

Some of his photographs manifest a lyricism as tender as that in the work of his friend André Kertész, and others are of moments as decisively constellated as those captured by Henri Cartier-Bresson, another friend.