Robert Capa  (Hungarian, 1913-1954) 

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Robert Capa Biography
1913   Born Andre Friedmann to Jewish parents in Budapest
1931 - 1933   Studied Political Science, Deutsche Hochschule für Politik, Berlin, Germany
1933   Driven out of the country by the threat of a Nazi regime, he settled in Paris
1938   Capa travelled to China and emigrated to New York a year later
1947   Capa founded Magnum Photos with Henri Cartier-Bresson, David Seymour, George Rodger and William Vandivert
1954   Awarded the Croix de Guerre (War Cross) with Palm from the French Army (posthumously)
1954   On 25 May 1954 he was photographing for Life in Thai-Binh, Indochina, when he stepped on a landmine and was killed
1955   The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award was established to reward exceptional professional merit
Selected Exhibitions
2005 - 2006   Retrospective, Galerie Am Tunnel, Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway; Kunsthalle, Fellbach, Germany
2004 - 2005   Robert Capa connu et inconnu, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France; Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
2002   Israel, Musée d'art et d'histoire du Judaïsme, Paris, France
2002   Slightly out of focus, Daimaru Museum, Tokyo, Japan
1999   Heart of Spain: Capa's Photographs of the spanish civil war, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
1997   Robert Capa : A Retrospective, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Aperture Foundation, USA
1995   Capa's life, Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, Japan
1991   Robert Capa : A Retrospective, Sala de Exposiciones de la Disputacion, Burgos, Spain; Circulo de Bella Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain; Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela
1991   Children of War, Children of Peace, ICP New York, NY
1990   Capa and Capa (with Cornell Capa), Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, Japan
1985   Robert Capa: Photographs, ICP, New York, NY
1976   Capa: emlèkkiàllilàs, Budapest Mücsarnok, Budapest, Hungary
1964   Images of War, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
1960   Robert Capa: War Photographs, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
1952   On Picasso (with Gjon Mili), Moma, New York, NY
Literature
2001   Robert Capa Connu et Inconnu - BNF éditions, Paris, France
2001   Robert Capa: The Definitive Collection - Phaidon Press Ltd, UK; (La Collection) Phaidon Press, France
1996 - 2001   Robert Capa: Photographs - Aperture, USA; (Robert Capa: Photographies) Editions Nathan, Paris
1999   Heart of Spain - Aperture, USA
1991   Children of War, Children of Peace - Bulfinch Press, USA
1990   Capa & Capa: Brothers in Photography - International Center of Photography, USA
1988   Robert Capa: Photographs from Israel - The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
1985   Robert Capa: Photographs - Alfred A. Knopf, USA; (Robert Capa Photographe) Sylvie Messinger, France; Art&, Italy
1985   Robert Capa: A Biography (by Richard Whelan) - Alfred A. Knopf, USA; Mazarine, France
1974   Robert Capa 1913-1954 - Grossman Publishers, USA
1964 - 1965   Images of War - Grossman Publishers, USA; (Images de guerre) Hachette, France
1950   Report on Israel - Simon and Schuster, Inc, USA
1948   A Russian journal - Viking Press, USA
1947   Slightly Out of Focus - Henry Holt & Co, USA (reprint: Modern Library, USA, 1999; Contrasto, Italy 2002; Delpire, France 2003)
1944   Invasion! - D. Appleton Century Co, USA
1938   Death in the Making (with Gerda Taro) - Covici Friede, USA

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