About Hungarian Magnum photographer Robert CAPA (1913-1954)

Robert CAPA (actually Endre Ernő Friedmann, 1913-1954) was a Hungarian-American photographer. He was best known as a war reporter; many of his recordings - of the Spanish Civil War or the landing of the Allied forces on Normandy Beach (on D-Day in World War II) - became world famous.

Photo books by and with works by Robert CAPA (a selection)

  • 'Sommertage, Friedenstage: Berlin 1945' (1986)
    'Robert Capa – Retrospektive' (2005)
    'STERN-Portfolio #66. Robert Capa' (2011)
    'Auf den Spuren von Robert Capa' (2012)
    'Robert Capa. Berlin Sommer / Summer 1945' (2020)

Robert CAPA is considered to be the founder of photojournalism. His impressive photos of the Spanish Civil War made the passionate opponent of war world over night famous. In addition to most famous works, this portfolio also presents rediscovered images.
from 48,00 € Weight 1.1 kg
The narrow band 'summer days. Peace Days' contains a selection from films that Robert CAPA exposed on his last visits to Berlin in the summer of 1945. New prints made from the original negatives in 1986 were used as a model for reproduction.
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In addition to the famous photos by war photographer Robert CAPA, this catalog volume 'Retrospective' shows some unpublished photos such as those from the Tour de France, 1939. Numerous artist portraits round off the picture of a surprisingly diverse work
from 45,00 € Weight 1.1 kg
Juliet Hacking expertly portrays 38 of the most important personalities in the history of photography. By working out backgrounds and contexts, the portraits add to an entertaining overview of the great innovations, trends and developments in photography.
24,80 € * Weight 1.3 kg
This volume, 'Gerda Taro. The Inventing des Robert Capa' by Jane Rogoyska, traces the life of Gerda TARO and reveals the depth of her relationship with Robert CAPA. Charismatic & very special they embodied one of the most turbulent periods of the century.
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In her German-language volume 'Das Leiden anderer betrachten,' Susan Sontag recapitulates the historical development of war photography from Spanish Civil War to Afghanistan, and asks: what does the sight of a suffering human being trigger in the viewer?
15,00 € * Weight 0.2 kg
In photo-text volume 'Gerda Taro, photo reporter: With Robert Capa in the Spanish Civil War. The biography 'presents research results and the find of the' Mexican Suitcase ', in which over 800 photographs by Gerda TARO were discovered.
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The out-of-print 'Zeitblende' was published on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the famous photo agency Magnum. The picture & text book provides an overview of the impressive field of reportage photography that is commensurate with its significance
48,00 € * Weight 2.4 kg
'MAGNUM's first' reproduces the first MAGNUM show with 83 black-and-white images by the Magnum photographers Werner BISCHOF, Henri CARTIER-BRESSON, Robert CAPA, Ernst HAAS, Erich LESSING, Jean MARQUIS, Inge MORATH & Marc RIBOUD, reproduced in large format
38,00 € * Weight 1.7 kg
Photo and text volume 'Magnum Manifesto' is a richly illustrated story of an idea that has long since become a myth. The volume contains not only - but also - the famous pictures from the Magnum archive, an 'inexhaustible reservoir of memories'.
19,80 € * Weight 2.8 kg