Past Exhibition

Robert Capa Retrospective Opens in Palermo

An exhibition examines the late Magnum co-founder Robert Capa’s seminal photographic moments

Robert Capa

Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 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 fascist troops from the Repubblica di Sa (...)

“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough” – Robert Capa.

A comprehensive retrospective of Robert Capa’s work exploring some of the most prominent photojournalism of the twentieth century will open at the Real Albergo dei Poveri in Palermo.

The exhibition, which takes place from 25 April to 9 September 2018, is supported by the Sicily Region Department for Cultural Heritage and Sicilian Identity in the framework of the events celebrating Palermo as Italian Capital for Culture 2018 and organized by Civita in cooperation with Magnum Photos, and La Casa dei Tre Oci.

Robert Capa Death of a loyalist militiaman, Córdoba front. Spain. Early September, 1936. © Robert Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Robert Capa Sicilian peasant telling an American officer which way the Germans had gone. Near Troina. Italy. August 4-5, 1943. © Robert Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Robert Capa 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
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