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Past Exhibition

Robert Capa Retrospective Opens in Monza

This exhibition includes over 100 black and white photos taken by Robert Capa between 1936 and 1954

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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography Motorcyclists and woman walking on the road from Nam Dinh to Thai Binh. Indochina, Vietnam. May, 1954. © Robert Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos

John Steinbeck once wrote that his friend Robert Capa knew that “you cannot photograph war, because it is largely an emotion.” However, continued Steinbeck, “he did photograph that emotion by shooting beside it. He could show the horror of a whole people in the face of a child.”

This exhibition shows a selection of Robert Capa’s photographs about World War II, as well as many portraits including those of his friends and fellow artists such as Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso.

More information here.

Robert Capa © International Center of Photography Civilians welcoming American troops.In July 1943 the Allies landed in Sicily, starting the liberation of Italy from Fascism. Between 1943 and 1945 they fought against German troops and Italian fa (...)
Robert Capa © International Center of Photography Sicilian peasant telling an American officer which way the Germans had gone. Near Troina, Italy. August, 1943. © Robert Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos