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Robert Capa in color

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Robert Capa is recognized for his extensive coverage of war and conflict during his relatively short photographic life. Through his friendships with many actors, Capa photographed Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Orson Welles, and John Huston, among others, in intimate moments on European film sets.

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Photo Book • Photo Exhibit • Robert Capa • World
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Stories of love found and lost are everywhere. But few romances have had their highs and lows documented by one of the world’s most acclaimed photographers, Jacques Henri Lartigue, or had such glamorous settings. A new exhibition in London documents the arc of Lartigue’s 12-year marriage to Madeleine Messager.

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Black-and-white • Jacques Henri Lartigue • Photo Exhibit • Portraits • World
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Photographer David Zimmerman realized he was especially drawn to the Himalayas and Tibetans as he worked his way along the Ganges River from its source in the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal. He made friends with scores of Tibetan refugees and listened to their stories during his four-year project.

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David Zimmerman • Photo Exhibit • Portraits • Tibet • World
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An idyllic landscape. A bustling cityscape. Yet, there is something else in these photographs. Seokmin Ko’s project, called “The Square,” introduces mirrors into seemingly normal surroundings in an effort to get people to “reflect on how we are living in the physical world.”

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Fine Art Photography • Photo Exhibit • Seokmin Ko • South Korea • World
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Photographer Eugenia Maximova pursued “Of Time and Memory” to capture the distinct style of homes from the era before the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Compensating for hard times, the homes became more kitsch, she said.

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Eugenia Maximova • Photo Exhibit • Soviet Union • World
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Photographer Carrie Levy likes to shoot naked men, preferably as they lie on the floor. They are caught open-mouthed, drooling, contorted or grimacing in moments of pain or pleasure. They are abject – they are objects. She said that she doesn’t find the photographs sexy, but she doesn’t mind if other people do.

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“The Errand of the Eye: Photographs by Rose Mandel” at the de Young Museum in San Francisco is the first retrospective of a photographer considered innovative and groundbreaking by her contemporaries yet generally unknown in the larger art world.

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Black-and-white • de Young Museum • Photo Exhibit • Rose Mandel
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British photographer John Hinde was a pioneer of color photography and the founder of a picture postcard empire. “He wanted very much to make people feel happy,” journalist David Lee said. Although Hinde died in 1997, his idealistic images continue to incite feelings of nostalgia.

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John Hinde • Photo Exhibit • United Kingdom • World
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