Capa, Cornell


Capa, Cornell
▪ 2009
Kornel Friedmann 
      American photographer

born April 10, 1918, Budapest, Hung.

died May 23, 2008, New York, N.Y.
as a Life magazine photojournalist (1946–67), made issues of social justice and politics the focus of images that provided an appreciation of the beauty of simple, ordinary events; he also founded (1974) the International Center of Photography in New York City. Capa's best-known photo depicts three elegant ballerinas (1958) at the Bolshoi Ballet School in Moscow. Following the death (1954) in Vietnam of his brother Robert, a wartime photographer, Capa joined Magnum Photos (which Robert cofounded). Some of Cornell Capa's most arresting works were of the presidential campaigns of Adlai Stevenson and John F. Kennedy. In addition, he captured in stills the education of mentally handicapped children, Christian missionaries in Latin America, and activities related to the regime of Pres. Juan Perón in Argentina. Some of Capa's books include Farewell to Eden (1964), The Concerned Photographer (1968), and Cornell Capa: Photographs (1992).

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