The exhibition Robert Capa in Italia 1943-1944 at Spazio Oberdan in Milan is dedicated to the great war photographer Robert Capa and his years in Italy during World War II. It is the story of the landing of the Allies in Italy through the eyes of someone who is considered to be the father of photojournalism.
On display are 78 images in black and white, taken in the years 1943-44. They show a war of ordinary people, of small villages reduced to rubble, soldiers and civilian victims of the same massacre, all treated by Capa with the same solidarity.
Born in Budapest in 1913, although not a soldier, Capa lived most of his life on the battlefield to document the facts. In over twenty years of activity has followed the five major world wars: the Spanish Civil War, the Sino-Japanese War, the Second World War, the Arab-Israeli war of 1948 and the first Indochina War.