Eyes of the World

Eyes of the World

Robert Capa, Gerda Taro and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism

Book - 2017
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Examines the lives and careers of "Robert Capa and Gerda Taro, [who] were young Jewish refugees, idealistic and in love. As photographers in the 1930s, they set off to capture their generation's most important struggle--the fight against fascism. Among the first to depict modern warfare, Capa, Taro, and their friend Chim took powerful photographs of the Spanish Civil War that went straight from the action to news magazines"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780805098358
0805098356
Characteristics: 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Budhos, Marina Tamar - Author

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In the 1930s, Jewish refugees Gerda Taro and Robert Capa sold their stunning photographs of the Spanish Civil War to the newly founded weekly news magazines and created a new form of journalism. Much like social media today, they used the latest technology to spread images across the world that c... Read More »

In the 1930s, Jewish refugees Gerda Taro and Robert Capa sold their stunning photographs of the Spanish Civil War to the newly founded weekly news magazines and created a new form of journalism. Much like social media today, they used the latest technology to spread images across the world that c... Read More »


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