Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, New York City. 1950.- Cornell Capa Print – Magnum Photos

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Following in his brother Robert Capa's footsteps, Cornell Capa became a photographer for Life Magazine in the US in 1946. This image was taken during that time, and beautifully captures the energy and pleasure of his light footed subjects as they demonstrate their dance moves. After his brother's death in 1954 Cornell Capa joined Magnum and became president of the agency. There he produced well known bodies of work such as one on the first 100 days of President Kennedy's presidency. He was later to found the International Centre of Photography in 1964.

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  • Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, New York City. 1950.

  • Cornell Capa

Early Magnum: On & In New York presents classic images from the 1950s of the city which has been Magnum Photos' US home and a source of inspiration since its founding


Following in his brother Robert Capa's footsteps, Cornell Capa became a photographer for Life Magazine in the US in 1946. This image was taken during that time, and beautifully captures the energy and pleasure of his light footed subjects as they demonstrate their dance moves. After his brother's death in 1954 Cornell Capa joined Magnum and became president of the agency. There he produced well known bodies of work such as one on the first 100 days of President Kennedy's presidency. He was later to found the International Centre of Photography in 1964.

We are here to help. Please let us know if you have any questions about this or any other Magnum prints. You can contact one of the following print sales associates.

LONDON & NEW YORK
Chelsea Jacob
chelsea.jacob@magnumphotos.com
T: +44 20 7490 1771

PARIS
Simone Klein
simone.klein@magnumphotos.com
T: +33 1 53 42 50 44

Shipping advisory

We advise on a delivery period of up to 3 weeks for your print. If you would like your print sooner, please contact your local print sales representative for stock information. Collectors prints will be listed at retail value for shipping purposes and customs duties on import are at your cost and not included in your Magnum purchase.