World's First Permanent Capa Exhibition in Budapest

The government will significantly contribute

MH – 2017.08.30. 19:56 –

The recently refurbished Capa Centre in Budapest will host the world's only permanent exhibition of Robert Capa’s photographs.

The world’s only permanent exhibition of Robert Capa’s photographs will open in October in the Hungarian capital, Budapest, at the recently refurbished Capa Centre, State Minister for Culture Péter Hoppál announced on Tuesday, Kormany.hu reported. At a press conference on the occasion of the day of Hungarian photography Péter Hoppál said that the government will contribute 500 million forints (EUR 1.64 million) to the refurbishment and expansion of the centre. The centre will be hosting the 937 photos of Capa’s master collection and a further 48 vintage copies. The exhibition is expected to open on 22 October, the 105th anniversary of Capa’s birth.