15 Sept-30 Dec 2006. The work of Hungarian-born Robert Capa, one of the worlds most famous war photographers, is celebrated in this exhibition at the Arbejder Museet Copenhagens Workers Museum. Christened Endr Friedman, Capa adopted his pseudonym in the early 1930s, selling his photos with the by-line the famous American photographer Robert Capa. His photographic career began in Denmark in 1932, when he was sent to Copenhagen by the Dephot agency to cover Leo Trotskys first public appearance after being exiled from the Soviet Union. In the years that followed, Capas photos made history with eye-witness images of the Spanish civil war and the second world war, including the Allied forces D-Day landings in Normandy. His work also took him to Israel, the Soviet Union, Paris and Hollywood. Along with Henri Cartier-Bresson, David Seymour and George Rodger, he co-founded the Magnum independent photo agency in 1947. Capa was killed by a landmine while covering the French war in IndoChina in 1954. Admission Dkk50, concessions Dkk40, under-18s free. Daily 10.00-16.00.
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Photographs by Robert Capa.
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