NY Times covers Mexican Suitcase show

September 23, 2010

In the New York Times, which also includes a photo album, a slide show, and an interactive feature, Holland Cotter writes about Capa, Chim, and Taro:

They were … committed to a new style of wartime journalism, which found photographers embedding themselves right in the center of combat and shooting, rapid-fire and up-close, everything around them. This total immersion, made possible by increasingly hand-held cameras, generated huge numbers of images. And that’s what you get in this show: hundreds and hundreds of tiny pictures lined up edge to edge on contact sheets to create a display of a kind that museumgoers rarely encounter but that photographers see all the time: squint-inducing, unedited, in progress.

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