“It’s not enough to have talent, you also have to be Hungarian.” So quipped the great photographer Robert Capa. In this lecture, renowned photography expert Colin Ford details the lives and work of some of the great Hungarians who so dominated photography throughout the 20th Century. Weaving a tale of the personal lives of the photographers and the photographs they took, and contrasting this with the vast wars and collapsing empires which so dominated the 20th Century, Colin paints a fascinating picture of this relatively modern art form. Illustrated throughout with the iconic images they took, the lecture was recorded by Voices from Oxford in the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, and shown at a New York Photography Festival to a large and attentive audience.
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