Cornell Capa  (American/Hungarian, 1918-2008) 

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Cornell Capa, USA. Nevada. US actors Clark GABLE and Marilyn MONROE on the set of "The Misfits". 1960.

 

Cornell Capa
USA. Nevada. US actors Clark GABLE and Marilyn MONROE on the set of "The Misfits". 1960.
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Cornell Capa, Babe Ruth

 

Cornell Capa
Babe Ruth
1948

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Cornell Capa, Bolshoi Ballet School, Moscow

 

Cornell Capa
Bolshoi Ballet School, Moscow
1958

Monroe Gallery of Photography
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Cornell Capa, Hudson River Tugboat

 

Cornell Capa
Hudson River Tugboat, 1948
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Cornell Capa, Nikita Khrushchev at the United Nations, New York

 

Cornell Capa
Nikita Khrushchev at the United Nations, New York, 1960
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Cornell Capa, Wall Street, New York

 

Cornell Capa
Wall Street, New York, 1969
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1918   Born: Budapest, Hungary
1936   Moved to Paris, where his brother Andre (Robert Capa) was working as a photojournalist
1937   Moved to New York to join the new Pix photo agency
1938   Began working in the Life darkroom
1946   After serving in the US Air Force, became a Life staff photographer
1954   Joined Magnum Photos after his brother's death
1956 - 1960   became a president of Magnum
1974   Founded the International Center of Photography, New York, NY
1975   Received a Honor Award from the American Society of Magazine Photographers
1986   Was awarded Leica Medal of Excellence
1990   Received a Peace and Culture Award from Sokka Gakkai International
1991   was awarded Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, France
1995   Became Honorary Member, the American Society of Museum Photographers
1995   Was awarded the Distinguished Career in Photography Award from the Friends of Photography
1999   Was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in Photography from the Aperture Foundation
2008   Died: New York, NY
2009   This Is Not a Fashion Photograph: Selections from the ICP Collection, International Center of Photography(ICP), New York, NY
2008   Cornell Capa: Concerned Photographer, International Center of Photography(ICP), New York, NY(solo)
Fotógrafos da Vida Moderna, Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
MAGNUM: 60 Years of Photoqraphy, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2005   The Magnum Archive: Vintage 20th Century, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, NY
Maestro del Collage-de Picasso a Rauschenberg, Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
I Wanna Be Loved By You: Photographs of Marilyn Monroe, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, NY
2004   JFK for President: Photographs by Cornell Capa, International Center of Photography(ICP), New York, NY(solo)
Made in Hungary, Photographien des 20. Jahrhunderts, Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim, Hungary
2002   Through the Looking Glass,Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2000   Reflections in a Glass Eye: Works from the International Center of Photography Collection, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
1999   Cornell Capa: A Retrospective, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO(solo)
1994   Cornell Capa: Photographer, International Center of Photography(ICP), New York, NY
Cornell Capa: LIFE Magazine Layouts, International Center of Photography(ICP), New York, NY
1992   In Our Time: The World as Seen by Magnum Photographers, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
1990   Capa & Capa: Brothers in Photography, International Center of Photography(ICP), New York, NY
1983   Cornell Capa, Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA(solo)
1975   Margin of Life: Photographs by Cornell Capa, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY(solo),
1972   Behind the Great Wall of China: Photographs from1870 to the Present - Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
1969   Israel, the Reality, Jewish Museum, New York, NY
  International Center of Photography(ICP), New York, NY
Magnum Photos, New York, NY
Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Dever Art Museum, Denver, CO< Brooklyn Museum of art, Brooklyn, New York
2004    JFK For President, Steidl Publishing, USA
1992    Cornell Capa: Photographs, Bulfinch Press, USA
1990    Master Photographs, W.W. Norton & Company, USA
1974    Margin of Life, Grossman Publishers, USA
1969    Israel, the Reality, Thames & Hudson,USA & UK
1966    Adlai Stevenson's Public Years, Grossman Publishers, USA
1964    Farewell to Eden, Harper and Row, USA
1961    The Savage My Kinsman, Harper and Brothers, USA
1957    Retarded Children Can Be Helped, Channel Press, USA