Permanent Capa Exhibition To Open In Budapest

  • 30 Aug 2017 8:50 AM
Permanent Capa Exhibition To Open In Budapest
The world’s only permanent exhibition featuring the images of Robert Capa (1913-1954), the internationally renowned Hungarian-born war photographer and photojournalist, will open in Budapest’s Capa Centre in October 2018, the state secretary for culture said.

The government will co-finance the renovation and enlargement of the centre with half a billion forints (EUR 1.64m), Péter Hoppál told a press conference, marking the Day of Hungarian Photography.

The exhibition, to present 937 images of the Master’s Set III purchased from the New York-based International Center of Photography in 2008 as well as 48 vintage copies, will open on October 22, 2018, Capa’s 105th birth anniversary, he said.

Republished with permission of Hungary Matters, MTI’s daily newsletter.

Venue: Capa Centre Budapest
Address: 1065 Budapest, Nagymező Street 8
Tel.: +36 1 413 1310


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