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Cornell Capa, 1918-2008

Cornell Capa & Alfred Eisenstadt, Gallery Opening of Eisenstadt's Work, Late 1980's, Soho, NYC
Cornell Capa & Alfred Eisenstadt, Gallery Opening of Eisenstadt’s Work, Late 1980’s, Soho, NYC

Cornell Capa, photographer and founder of the International Center of Photography.

The New York Times obituary has a couple of interesting things. Cornell and Robert Capa’s last name was chosen by Robert as an homage to Frank Capra.

When Cornell started to work for Life magazine in 1946 he and Life, “agreed… that one war photographer was enough for [his] family. [He] was to be a photographer for peace.”

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