Cornell Capa (American/Hungarian, 2008)

Timeline

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

Exhibitions

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

Public Collections

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

Literature

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