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Female Fotographer Fridays: Gerda Taro – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Unidentified Photographer, Gerda Taro, Guadalajara Front, July 1937 Gerta Pohorylle, aka Gerda Taro, was born in Stuttgart, Germany, on August 1, 1910. After attending the Königin-Charlotte Realschule in Stuttgart, the Internat Villa Florissant in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Höhere Handelsschule (Business … Continue reading

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Preview the Mexican Suitcase

One of three boxes containing negatives by Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and Chim (David Seymour). © International Center of Photography Robert Capa, [Battle of Teruel, Spain], December 1937 Gerda Taro, [Second International Congress for the Defense of Culture, Valencia, Spain], … Continue reading

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Centennial of Gerda Taro’s Birth, August 1, 1910

Unidentified Photographer, [Gerda Taro, Guadalajara, Spain], 1937 Gerda Taro, [Republican militiawoman training on the beach, outside Barcelona], August 1936 Gerda Taro, [Republican soldier playing the bugle, Valencia, Spain], March 1937 Gerda Taro, [Two Republican soldiers with a soldier on a … Continue reading

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Spoiled by Vu

Vu, April 5, 1933. Cover by André Kertész Vu, August 29, 1936 Vu, August 29, 1936. Photographs by Gerda Taro Today, magazines such as POP, Italian Vogue, Purple Fashion, Vanity Fair, and French Vogue trumpet their stylish, “artistic” photographs by … Continue reading

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