Robert Capa : the Paris years 1933-1954

Lefebvre, Michel, 1955-

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  • Creator Michel Lefebvre, Bernard Lebrun ; in collaboration with Bernard Matussière ; translated from the French by Nicholas Elliot
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York : Abrams, 2012.
  • Physical Details
    • 263 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
  • ISBNs 9781419700620, 1419700626
  • OCLC ocn753468464


  • This title offers a glimpse into the life of the revered photojournalist Robert Capa. Focusing on the story of his Paris studio, and organized chronologically, the book explores his relationship with notable photographers, friends and loved ones, as well as the environment in which his career developed.


  • Includes bibliographical references.


  • Machine generated contents note: Andre, Robert, Bob, and Company -- ANDRE (1933-1936) -- A Refuge In Paris -- Trotsky, the First Photo Story -- An Actor in a Photo Novel -- Saarland: Friedmann Takes a Credit -- First Trip to Spain -- Circle of Friends -- ROBERT (1936-1939) -- The Invention of a Photographer -- The Reporter in Action -- Photographer for the Popular Front -- Capa in Marseille -- Capa Among the Radical-Socialists -- Paris Takes to the Streets -- Barcelona at War -- Militiawomen in Training -- Looking for Combat in Aragon -- Mysteries of an Icon -- A Lesson in Photojournalism in Madrid -- Photomontages at the 1937 International Exhibition -- Cesoir, Capa's First Newspaper Job -- The Man with the Movie Camera -- The Framing of a Photo -- Combat Books, in New York... London... Moscow... And Barcelona -- In China with Joris Ivens -- On the Way to the Ebro Front -- Photographers and Brigadiers -- Leaving France at Any Cost -- BOB (1940-1954) -- The American
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