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2019.07.28.08.35

dedicated to Gerda Taro, the partner of Robert Capa

You And I Are Standing At The Crossroads
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For the collage of "dedicated to Gerda Taro, the partner of Robert Capa", the original photographies you can find here, there and everywhere.

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The name of the photographer "Robert Capa" was originally an alias that Gerda Taro (born Gerta Pohorylle) and Robert Capa (born Endre Friedmann) shared. In 1936, they started to work together as "Robert Capa".
[the photos from left to right : "Gerda Taro And Robert Capa, Cafe de Dome, Paris" photo by Fred Stein, "Portrait de Robert Capa : Gerda Taro, Segovia front, May 1937" photo by Gerda Taro and "France. Paris. Ca. 1936. Gerda Taro At A Cafe With A Little Dog." photo by Robert Capa]

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Gerta Pohorylle nemed her professional name Gerda Taro after Taro Okamoto and Greta Garbo.
(Capa was the nickname of Endre Friedmann, and which means "Shark" in Hungarian.)
[photos fromleft to right : the painting "Sad Arms" 1936 by Taro Okamoto and the movie poster for the movie "Camille" 1936 directed by George Cukor staring Greta Garbo as Marguerite Gautier]

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The early photographs by Gerda Taro and Robert Capaare distinguishable because Gerda Taro used a Rollei Camera on the other hand Robert Capa used a Contax Camera and a Leica Camera.
In 1937, Gerda Taro usd a Contax Camera and a Leica Camera under the label of "Capa And Taro" (Read tthe details).
[photo : Gerda Taro photographed with Capa's chromed Leica III (Model F 1933-1939) and Summar 5 cm f/2 lens.]

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In 1937, Gerda Taro's photographs on The Valencia Bombing was most famous. She was working for the newspaper "Ce Soir" at Brunete. Her photographs only reported the situations.
[photo : "Le quotidien “Ce soir” date du 10 aout 1937"]

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In 2007, The International Center Of Photography opened The Exhibition Of Gerda Taro's Photographs.
[photos from the left to right : "Republican Dinamiteros, Carabanchel Neighborhood Of Madrid and Crowd At The Gate Of The Morgue, Valencia, Spain, the collected items of The International Center Of Photography]

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The novel "Esperando a Robert Capa (Waiting For Robert Capa)" 2009 written by Susana Fortes was released, which was subjected the life of Gerda Taro and Robert Capa.
[photos from left to right : the book cover of "Esperando a Robert Capa" and the book cover of "Waiting For Robert Capa"]

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The documentary movie "The Mexican Suitcase" 2011 directed by Trisha Ziff was released, which was subjected 4,500 lost negatives taken by Gerda Taro. The play "Shooting With Light" 2015 produced by the theater company Idle Motion was based on this movie.
[phpos from left to right : the movie poster for the movie "The Mexican Suitcase" 2011 directed by Trisha Ziff and one of the still photos from the play "Shooting With Light" 2015 produced by the theater company Idle Motion]

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In 2012, Alt-J released their song "Taro" in their album "An Awesome Wave".

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In 2012, the female musical theater group Takarazuka Revue Cosmos Troupe produced the musical "Robert Capa: A Record Of The Soul" based on the life of Robert Capa. In the musical, Reimi Urara acted as Gerda Taro.
[photos ; left to right : the poster and one of the still photos for the musical "Robert Capa: A Record Of The Soul"]

In 2017, The City Council Of Madrid named a street as "Calle Gerda Taro" in Madrid.

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On 2018, Gerda Taro was featured on Google Doodle for Her 108th Birthday.

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The words "You And I Are Standing At The Crossroads" are taken from the lyrics of the song "Part Of Me, Part Of You" from the album "Strange Weather" 1991 by Glenn Frey. The song was featured on the movie "Thelma And Louise" 1991 directed by Ridley Scott.

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