Robert Capa, the most celebrated photojournalist of the 20th century and a founder of Magnum Photos, used Paris as a global platform for his photography throughout his career. Robert Capa: The Paris Years 1933–1954 tells Capa’s story by focusing on his Paris studio.
Recently many artifacts have surfaced, including the so-called “Mexican suitcase,” which contained Capa’s Spanish Civil War negatives. These newly discovered documents, which were either created in or found in his Paris studio, are featured in the book.
With original textual analysis and both rare and renowned images, Robert Capa offers a newly informed, fresh look into the life of this revered photographer.
About the authors:
Bernard Lebrun is a war correspondent who has reported from Iraq, the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, and Saudi Arabia. He is the author of Normandie 44. Michel Lefebvre is a journalist for Le Monde and has written extensively on Robert Capa, 1930s photography, and the International Brigades.
Published by Abrams Books
Hardcover with dust jacket
8.5" x 10.5"
264 pages, 240 full-color and black-and-white photographs