Though Taro’s end was tragic — she was only 26 — it followed the her lifelong pattern of confronting fascism.
No organization has done more to record, that is, to constitute history than Magnum Photos.
Magnum, the world-famous photojournalism collective, was created by several Jewish artists in 1947. Their images are still haunting nearly seven decades later.
The Hungarian Jewish photographer Eva Besnyö (1910-2003) deserves an honored place beside her more widely celebrated compatriots Robert Capa and André Kertész. A Berlin exhibit honoring her, Eva Besnyö: Budapest - Berlin – Amsterdam, closed on February 27, but a dazzling catalog with texts in German and English was published in March by Hirmer Verlag.
The German Jewish photographer Gerda Taro (born Gerta Pohorylle in Stuttgart, to a family of Polish Jewish origin) has long been overshadowed by her companion, the legendary photographer Robert Capa.