A Hungarian who studied in Berlin and fled the Nazis in 1933, Capa shot to fame with his coverage of the Spanish civil war, World War II and the Israeli war for independence in 1948.
Robert Capa In Color Lights Up New York
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February 1, 2014

Via AFP:

Robert Capa was one of the world's most renowned photographers covering 20th century war and politics, and a new exhibition showcases his dazzling work in color, much of it forgotten.

A Hungarian who studied in Berlin and fled the Nazis in 1933, Capa shot to fame with his coverage of the Spanish civil war, World War II and the Israeli war for independence in 1948.

Most of his iconic war pictures were shot in black-and-white film.

Capa was killed when he stepped on a landmine at the end of the French Indochina war in 1954, but between conflicts he traveled around the world taking col...

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