Tragic story of Gerda Taro brought to life in new book
Gerda Taro (1910–1937) was a pioneering photojournalist whose brief career consisted almost exclusively of dramatic photographs from the front lines of the Spanish Civil War. Her photographs were widely reproduced in the French leftist press, and incorporated the dynamic camera angles of New Vision photographyas well as a physical and emotional closeness to her subject. Taro worked alongside Robert Capa, who was her photographic as well as romantic partner, and the two collaborated closely.
Tina Modotti, Gerda Taro y Kati Horna”. Las tres son fotógrafas. Gerda, Tina y Kati coincidieron en la misma guerra, estuvieron en los mismos frentes. A las tres, la guerra civil española les cambió la vida para siempre.
Leading Photographers: Gerda Taro
First female photojournalist Gerda Taro
Spanish civil war. Gerda Taro
Gerda Taro 1936-37
Gerda Taro, Republican soldiers, Battle of Brunete, July 1937 weimarart.blogspot.com
Republican dinamiteros, in the Carabanchel neighborhood of Madrid, June 1937, by Gerda Taro