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Robert Capa Exhibition

09-05-2016

Finally in San Gimignano the great exhibition dedicated to the father of photojournalism and famous war photoreporter Robert Capa, born in Budapest in 1913. The exhibition shows 78 black and white images of the Second World War in Italy. Capa wasn’t a soldier but spent most of his life on the war scenes, next to the pain and the suffering. His aim was to report the facts. In more than 20 years of work, he followed the five biggest world wars: the Spanish civil war, the sino-japanese war, the second world war the arabic-israelian war of 1948 and the first war of Indocine.

The town of San Gimignano, the national Hungarian museum of Budapest, the Fratelli Alinari, Fondation for the History of Photography in collaboration with Opera-Gruppo Civita dedicate him an exhibition in the Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea "Raffaele De Grada” that collects the photos shot in Italy in 1943 and 1944.

The exhibition, by Beatrix Lengyel, was created by the national Hungarian museum of Budapest and promoted by the Minister of human resources of Hungary.

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