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Exhibition - Gerda Taro. War in Focus
For a long time, Gerda Taro’s fame was overshadowed by that of her colleague and partner Robert Capa. Today, Gerda Taro is considered a pioneer of war photography. She was born in Stuttgart in 1910 and, being Jewish, was forced to flee to Paris because of the existential danger posed by National Socialism. Gerda Taro left for Spain in 1936, together with Robert Capa, to report on the fighting between the Republicans against Franco’s Fascists. In search of authentic images, she took photographs that document in remarkable close-up views not only the suffering but also the life of the Spanish people...

Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

Republican militiawoman training on the beach, outside Barcelona,...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

SPAIN. Republican militiawomen training on the beach, outside...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

Republican militiamembers and Popular Front car, Barcelona, August...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

Three men in the window of the Hotel Colón, headquarters of the...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

Two boys on a barricade, Barcelona, August 1936
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

Republican militiaman and child at bullfight and military show,...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

SPAIN. Spanish Civil war. Boy wearing cap of the FAI (Iberian...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

Republican militiamen, Aragón front, Spain, August 1936
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

Republican soldiers bearing a flag, Aragón front, Spain, August...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

Republican soldiers loading artillery, Aragón front, Spain, August...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

SPAIN. Near Huesca. Aragon front. Republican soldiers. August-September...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 2008

SPAIN. 1936. Spanish Civil War.
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 2008

SPAIN. 1936. Spanish Civil War.
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1936

Agricultural worker on bales, Aragón front, Spain, August 1936....
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

Haircut at the headquarters of the 5th Regiment, Madrid, August...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Refugees from Málaga in Almería, Spain, February 1937
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Plaza de Cibeles, Madrid, February/March 1937.
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Blind street musicians, Madrid, February March 1937
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

SPAIN. Aragon front. A Republican soldier drinking wine. August-September...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Two Republican soldiers with a soldier on a stretcher, Navacerrada...
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1937

Republican soldier stepping through a hole in a wall, University...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Republican soldiers, La Granjuela, Córdoba front, Spain, June...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Two Republican soldiers in front of wall with rightist slogans...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Republican soldiers in bunkers, University City, Madrid, February...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Recruitment and training of the new People's Army, Valencia,...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Recruitment and training of the new People's Army, Valencia,...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Funeral of General Lukacs, Valencia, June 16th, 1937.
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Air raid victim in hospital, Valencia, May 1937
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Air raid victims in the morgue, Valencia, May 1937
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1938

Robert Capa, Segovia front, Spain, late May/early June 1937.
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