Robert Capa

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Dreams: Then and Now   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Christopher Anderson, Jonas Bendiksen, Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Antoine D'Agata, Thomas Dworzak, Alex Majoli, Trent Parke, Paolo Pellegrin, George Rodger, David Seymour, Alec Soth, Mikhael Subotzky, Ilkka Uimonen, Peter van Agtmael, Donovan Wylie at C/O Berlin July 16th, 2010 - September 19th, 2010
Posted 8/26/10
        There were two things I dreamed of becoming when I grew up that, now in 2010, are as preposterous a prospect for me as princess or astronaut might have been when I was 8. One of them was a bush pilot. Another was a photojournalist. The Magnum . Shifting Media . New Role of Photography exhibit – one of the last to be shown in C/O Berlin’s current home in the stunning Postfuhramt in Mitte – was a bittersweet reminder to me that my second dream didn’t come true, in a way,... [more]
The Disturbing Truth of War   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Robert Capa, Paul Chan, Omer Fast, An-My Lê, Gerda Taro, Geert van Kesteren at Barbican Art Gallery October 17th, 2008 - January 25th, 2009
Posted 1/11/09
        The photography and video responses to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq on the ground floor of the Barbican Art Gallery are in provocative juxtaposition with the early twentieth-century photographic works of Robert Capa and his lover Gerda Taro in the upstairs section of the gallery.The works of four photographers/video makers: An-My Lê, Omar Fast, Geert van Kesteren, and Paul Chan see the wars through very different lenses, and consequently, have four very different visions of the... [more]
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