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Book - Capturing History: The Photography of Chim
David Seymour
Beit Hatfutsot – The Museum of the Jewish People is proud to present this retrospective on the life and work of Chim, one of the greatest photojournalists of the first half of the twentieth century. Born Dawid Szymin, later called David Seymour, but known professionally as Chim, he was a pioneer of this golden age in political photojournalism.

Founder of Magnum Photos with long-time friends Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa, Chim took portraits of leaders, artists and intellectuals that appeared in the world’s leading magazines. His depictions of the Spanish Civil War, Europe devastated by...

David Seymour 1956

EGYPT. 1956. Ruins during the bombing on Port Said.
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David Seymour 1953

ISRAEL. 1953. David Ben-Gurion.
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David Seymour 1952

Patrolling the border between the Negev Desert and Jordan.
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David Seymour 1952

ISRAEL. 1952. Workers at King Solomon's Mines.
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David Seymour 1952

ISRAEL. 1952. Workers at King Solomon's Mines.
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David Seymour 1952

ISRAEL. 1952. Guards at King Solomon's Mines.
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David Seymour 1936

SPAIN. Estremadura. Badajoz. April–May 1936. Woman nursing...
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1936

SPAIN. Córdoba front. Early September, 1936. Death of a loyalist...
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David Seymour 1951

Young girl preparing for sentry duty.
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David Seymour 1936

SPAIN. Madrid. German brigades, members of the Thaelmann unit,...
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David Seymour 1930

FRANCE. Mid-1930s. May Day composition.
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David Seymour 1935

FRANCE. Paris. 1935. Palais de la Mutualité.
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David Seymour 1935

FRANCE. Paris. September 7, 1935. Funeral procession for pacifist...
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David Seymour 1936

FRANCE. Saint-Cloud. Outskirts of Paris. Pacifist meeting for...
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David Seymour 1935

FRANCE. Montrouge, near Paris. Buffalo Velodrome. French intellectual...
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David Seymour 1934

FRANCE. Paris. Demonstration in memory of those who were killed...
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David Seymour 1936

FRANCE. Montrouge near Paris. Buffalo velodrome stadium. Miners...
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David Seymour 1936

FRANCE. Paris. Palais de la Mutualité. German poet and playwright...
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David Seymour 1935

FRANCE. Paris. Aldous HUXLEY, British writer.
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David Seymour 1937

FRANCE. Paris. Spanish painter Pablo PICASSO in front of his...
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David Seymour 1936

SPAIN. Region of Extremadura. Militiaman or Republican Army soldier....
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David Seymour 1936

SPAIN. Madrid. 1936. The boy is wearing a cap belonging to a...
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David Seymour 1939

FRANCE. Pyrenees. Pass of Le Perthus. Spanish Republican troops...
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David Seymour 1936

SPAIN. Asturias. Oviedo. January-February 1937. Republican soldiers...
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David Seymour 1936

SPAIN. Barcelona. 1938. Woman painting bombs in a munitions factory....
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David Seymour 1936

SPAIN. Madrid. University City. October-November 1936. Republican...
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David Seymour 1938

SPAIN. Island of Minorca. Children take refuge in underground...
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David Seymour 1947

FRANCE. Normandy. 1947. Children play among the wreckage of the...
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David Seymour 1948

AUSTRIA. Vienna. 1948. Boys play in bombed-out buildings in the...
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David Seymour 1948

ITALY. Naples. Two girls on the step of a bombed building. 1948....
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David Seymour 1948

GREECE. 1948.
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David Seymour 1948

ITALY. Latium. Monte Cassino. 1948. Orphan girls playing amid...
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David Seymour 1948

Warsaw.
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David Seymour 1947

GERMANY. Essen. 1947.
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David Seymour 1947

Germany. Essen. Illegitimate child of British soldier. 1947.
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David Seymour 1953

ITALY. Florence. 1953. Piazza della Signoria. Communist meeting....
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David Seymour 1948

ITALY. Rome. Basilica di Massenzio. March 11, 1948. Crowd listening...
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David Seymour 1947

GERMANY. Berlin. 1947. Boy pulling a wagon in front of the Brandenburg...
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David Seymour 1948

POLAND. Warsaw. 1948. Children on a jungle gym in the ruins.
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David Seymour 1948

POLAND. Warsaw. Three boys and a dog in the ruins. 1948.
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David Seymour 1947

GERMANY. Berlin. 1947. A German policeman points to the pit in...
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David Seymour 1948

AUSTRIA. Vienna. 1948.
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David Seymour 1948

AUSTRIA. Vienna. 1948.
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David Seymour 1948

ITALY. Naples. 1948.
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David Seymour 1948

POLAND. 1948. Tereska, a child in a residence for disturbed children....
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David Seymour 1951

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David Seymour 1948

ITALY. Rome. Villa Savoia. 1948.
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David Seymour 1948

AUSTRIA. Vienna. 1948. One child of a large family with a homemade...
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