Tag Archives: Robert Capa

From Whence The Clouds They Came

Frank Wendt, Jump from the Clouds with the Aid of a Parachute, 1899 (2011.47.123) Robert Capa, [Student makes first jump from 300m, Parachute School, Paris], Fall 1935 (197.1992) Robert Capa, [French air force parachute school at Avignon-Pujaut], 1939 (2010.85.570) Martin … Continue reading

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Bermuda Race June 20th, 2014

Every two years in mid June sailors descend upon Rhode Island to enter a race that will have them travel 635 nautical miles to the finish line on the island of Bermuda. The Bermuda Race, as it is called, was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Buddha!

Werner Bischof, [Buddha on the hill of the Seven Sages, Kyoto, Japan], 1951-52 (932.1974) Lisa Larsen, Buddha, Angkor Wat, Cambodia, 1955 (2008.4.65) Robert Capa, [Adult and child sit beside a giant Buddhist statue, Nara, Japan], April 1954 (3242.1992) Stephen Dupont, The … Continue reading

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Capa in Color

Robert Capa, [Ernest Hemingway and his son Gregory, Sun Valley, Idaho], October 1941 (2013.92.32) Capa in Color opens tomorrow and will be on view at ICP until May 4, 2014. It is the story of an incredible resurrection: from the 1940s, … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to Vote

Charles Moore, [Voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery], 1965 (176.1991) Today is election day in the United States. If you are eligible, don’t forget to vote. John Albert, [Voter registration reminders displayed in drugstore windows, New York], 1947 (2012.121.21) … Continue reading

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Happy 100th birthday, Robert Capa!

For the centenary of the birth of Robert Capa, we are pleased to release a newly discovered 1947 radio interview with Robert Capa. “Bob Capa Tells of Photographic Experiences Abroad” was broadcast on October 20, 1947 on the 8.30 a.mm … Continue reading

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1939 Tour de France

Today marks the end of the 100th edition of the Tour de France, arguably the most famous bike race in the world. Much has changed. here are images captured by Robert Capa during the 1939 Tour, which was won by … Continue reading

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Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live. – Mark Twain

Garry Winogrand, [Woman riding bicycle] from Women are Beautiful, 1975 (257.1984) Most bicyclists in New York City obey instinct far more than they obey the traffic laws, which is to say that they run red lights, go the wrong way … Continue reading

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Up with the Larks!

International Dawn Chorus Day – May 5, 2013 Richard Tepe, Aquatic Warble Near Her Nest with Young, June 25, 1935 International Dawn Chorus Day is held annually on the first Sunday in May, and aims to encourage the public to … Continue reading

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Love Me, Love My Dog

Filling the role of Man’s Best Friend below are some featured pups being embraced, ogled, petted, held, hugged, and loved by their owners. Dogs with style: Chim (David Seymour), [Peggy Guggenheim on the Grand Canal, Venice], 1950 (354.1982) Dogs with … Continue reading

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