Away from battle, Capa gather about him such famous people as Ernest Hemingway and his wife (the war correspondent Martha Gellhorn), Gary Cooper, Irwin Shaw, and Gene Kelly. Whelan shows Capa photographing the street life of Paris, crisscrossing America on assignment from Life, in Russia with John Steinbeck, in Italy with John Huston, on the Riviera with Picasso, and with Ingrid Bergman.
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Another tracks the development of Capa, whom Picture Post magazine called the greatest war photographer in the world. A third is the story of two young people, Taro and Capa, who fled Nazi Germany, moved to Paris and formed a working partnership.Sep 28 2007 | Read Full Review of Robert Capa: A Biography
Whelan ( Robert Capa ), who sorted through some 70,000 negatives to select the 130 duotone images included here, found that children constitute a major theme in the war photographs of Robert Capa (1913-1954), known for his contributions to Life magazine.| Read Full Review of Robert Capa: A Biography
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More than 160black-and-white duotone photographs vividly testify to the remarkable talent ofRobert Capa (1913-54), one of the century's most distinguished photographers.Born in Hungary, but driven from that country by political oppression, Capa hasbeen called "The Greatest War Photographer in the...Aug 11 2001 | Read Full Review of Robert Capa: A Biography