Saturday, 26 January 2008

Capa cache uncovered


A suitcase full of lost Robert Capa negatives, shot during the Spanish Civil war, has been recovered according to the New York Times. The case is also believed to contain images by Gerda Taro, the love of Capa's life, who died tragically when she was runover by a tank in 1938.

More details on this remarkable story can be found HERE

Robert Capa is regarded as one of photography's most iconic figures and is widely thought to be one of the major influences on modern photo-journalism. The blog's Photographer profile series will be looking at Robert Capa and his work in the next couple of weeks.

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