Robert Capa Gold Medal

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The Robert Capa Gold Medal is an award for "best published photographic reporting from abroad requiring exceptional courage and enterprise".[1] It is awarded annually by the Overseas Press Club of America (OPC). It was created in honor of the war photographer Robert Capa.[1] The first Robert Capa Gold Medal was awarded in 1955 to Howard Sochurek.[2]

Winners[edit]

Year[3] Recipient OPC Awarded For Organization
1955 Howard Sochurek[2] 17 Coverage of North Vietnam[4] Magnum for Life
1956 John Sadovy[5] 18 Hungarian Revolution[6] Life
1957 no award 19
1958 Paul Bruck[7] 20 Coverage of Lebanon CBS News
1959 Mario Biasetti[8] 21 Coverage of Nicaragua[9] CBS News
1960 Yung Su Kwon[10] 22 Coverage of Japanese riots at the time of James Hagerty's arrival NBC News
1961 no award 23
1962 Peter Dehmel and Klaus Dehmel[11] 24 "The Tunnel" NBC News
1963 Larry Burrows[12] 25 "Jungle War in Vietnam"[13] Life
1964 Horst Faas[14] 26 Coverage of Vietnam Associated Press
1965 Larry Burrows[12] 27 "With a Brave Crew on a Deadly Flight"[15] Life
1966 Henri Huet[16][17] 28 Vietnam[18] Associated Press
1967 David Douglas Duncan[19] 29 Vietnam Life and ABC News
1968 John Olson[20] 30 "The Battle That Regained and Ruined Huế" Life
1969 Anonymous Czech photographer[21]
(Later revealed to be Josef Koudelka)
31 "A Death to Remember" Look
1970 Kyoichi Sawada[22] 32 Vietnam[23] United Press International
1971 Larry Burrows[24] 33 Second Indochina War[25] Life
1972 Clive W. Limpkin[26] 34 "Battle of Bogside" Penguin Books
1973 David Burnett,[27] Raymond Depardon,[28] and Chas Gerretsen[29] 35 "Chili" Gamma Presse Images
1974 W. Eugene Smith[30] 36 "Minamata"[31] Camera 35
1975 Dirck Halstead[32] 37 Coverage of Vietnam Time
1976 Catherine Leroy[33] 38 Coverage of street fighting in Beirut. Gamma for Time
1977 Eddie Adams[34] 39 "The Boat of No Smiles" (reporting on the Vietnamese boat people) Associated Press
1978 Susan Meiselas[35] 40 Nicaraguan Revolution Time
1979 Kaveh Golestan[36] 41 Iranian Revolution Time
1980 Steve McCurry[37] 42 Soviet–Afghan War Time
1981 Rudi Frey[38] 43 Polish trade union Solidarity[39] Time
1982 Harry Mattison[40] 44 "El Salvador" Time
1983 James Nachtwey[41] 45 "Lebanon" Time
1984 James Nachtwey[41] 46 "Photos of El Salvador" Black Star for Time
1985 Peter Magubane[42] 47 "Cry for Justice: Cry for Peace" Time
1986 James Nachtwey[41] 48 "Island at War" Time/GEO (German edition)
1987 Janet Knott[43] 49 "Democracy: What Price?" The Boston Globe
1988 Chris Steele-Perkins[44] 50 "Graveside Terror" Magnum for Time
1989 David Turnley[45] 51 "Revolutions in China and Romania" Black Star for The Detroit Free Press
1990 Bruce Haley[46] 52 Civil war in Myanmar Black Star for U.S. News & World Report
1991 Christopher Morris[47] 53[47] "Slaughter in Vukovar" Black Star for Time
1992 Luc Delahaye[48] 54 "Sarajevo: Life in the War Zone" Sipa Press
1993 Paul Watson[49] 55 "Mogadishu" The Toronto Star
1994 James Nachtwey[41] 56 "Election Violence for South Africa" Magnum for Time
1995 Anthony Suau[50] 57 "Grozny: Russia's Nightmare" Time
1996 Corinne Dufka[51] 58 "Liberia: From a Dead Man's Wallet" Reuters
1997 Horst Faas/Tim Page[52] 59 "Requiem: By the Photographers Who Died in Vietnam and Indochina" Random House
1998 James Nachtwey[41] 60 "Indonesia: Descent into Madness" Magnum for Time
1999 John Stanmeyer[53] 61 "The Killing of Bernardino Guterres in Dili, East Timor" SABA for Time
2000 Chris Anderson[54] 62[54] "Desperate Passage" Aurora for The New York Times Magazine,
2001 Luc Delahaye[48] 63 "Afghanistan" Magnum for Newsweek
2002 Carolyn Cole[55] 64 "Church of the Nativity: In the Center of the Siege" The Los Angeles Times
2003 Carolyn Cole[55] 65 "Covering Conflict: Iraq and Liberia" The Los Angeles Times
2004 Ashley Gilbertson[56] 66 "The Battle for Fallujah" Aurora for The New York Times
2005 Chris Hondros[57] 67 "One Night In Tal Afar" Getty Images
2006 Paolo Pellegrin[58] 68 "True Pain: Israel & Hizbullah" Magnum
2007 John Moore[59] 69 "The Assassination of Benazir Bhutto" Getty Images
2008 Shaul Schwarz[60] 70 "Violence in Kenya following the December 2007 presidential election" Getty Images
2009 Khalil Hamra[61] 71 "War in Gaza" Associated Press
2010 Agnes Dherbeys[62] 72 Violence Erupts in Thailand Freelance for The New York Times
2011 André Liohn[63] 73 "Almost Dawn in Libya" coverage of the 2011 Libyan Civil War Prospekt Photographers, for Newsweek - International Committee of the Red Cross
2012 Fabio Bucciarelli[64] 74 "Battle to Death" Freelance for AFP
2013 Tyler Hicks[2] 75 "Attack on a Kenyan Mall" The New York Times
2014 Marcus Bleasdale[65] 76 "Inferno: Central African Republic" Human Rights Watch, National Geographic
2015 Bassam Khabieh[66][67] 77[67] "Field Hospital Damascus" Reuters

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Capa, Robert". Museum of Contemporary Photography. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  2. ^ a b c Winslow, Donald R. (24 April 2014). "Tyler Hicks Awarded 2013 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award". NPPA. Retrieved 2016-06-21. The first Capa Gold Medal was awarded in 1955 to Howard Sochurek. 
  3. ^ The year of the award is the year of the work. From 2009, the recipient is named in April of the next year.
  4. ^ Schurk, Howard; Northup, Steve; Azzi, Robert; Sloan, Lester; Forman, Stanley (Summer 1980). "Photographic Portfolios of Nieman Alumni: Howard Sochurek Nieman Fellow 1960" (PDF). Nieman Reports. Vol. XXXIV no. 2. p. 16. Retrieved 2016-07-23. North Viet-nam (...) in 1955 
  5. ^ Robertson, Louise (13 January 2011). "Award-winning Hungarian uprising photogapher has died". ThisIsLocalLondon. Retrieved 2016-06-21. in 1956 
  6. ^ "The 1956 Hungarian Revolution in Pictures by John Sadovy". Hungarian Cultural Centre in London. 18 October 2016. Retrieved 2016-09-08. earning him the second ever Robert Capa Gold Medal. 
  7. ^ Capa, Capa & Karia 1974, p. 127. 1958: "Paul Bruck"
  8. ^ Capa, Capa & Karia 1974, p. 127. 1959: "Mario Biasetti"
  9. ^ "Snippet view". books.google.com. 1960. Retrieved 2016-07-17. 
  10. ^ Capa, Capa & Karia 1974, p. 127. 1960: "Yung Su Kwon"
  11. ^ Capa, Capa & Karia 1974, p. 127. 1962: "Peter Dehmel and Klaus Dehmel"
  12. ^ a b Capa, Capa & Karia 1974, pp. 127. 1963–65: "Larry Burrows"
  13. ^ Hunt, George P. (8 May 1964). "LIFE's Twenty-one Award Winners". Life. Vol. 56 no. 19. p. 3. Retrieved 2016-07-23. in Vietnam 
  14. ^ Capa, Capa & Karia 1974, p. 127. 1964: "Horst Faas"
  15. ^ Kuhn, Annette; McAllister, Kirsten Emiko (20 December 2006). Locating Memory: Photographic Acts. Remapping cultural history. 4. Berghahn. ISBN 978-1-84545-219-3. Retrieved 2016-07-21. Yankee Papa 13 
  16. ^ "Henri Huet". The Digital Journalist. November 1997. Retrieved 2016-06-20. Henri won the Robert Capa gold medal in 1967 
  17. ^ Capa, Capa & Karia 1974, p. 127. 1966-67: "Henri Huet"
  18. ^ "Snippet view". books.google.com. 1967. Retrieved 2016-07-16. 
  19. ^ Roth, Mitchel P.; Olson, James Stuart (22 April 1997). Historical Dictionary of War Journalism. Greenwood. p. 325. ISBN 978-0-38795-363-2. In 1967 
  20. ^ "An Interview with John Olson". The Digital Journalist. July 2001. Retrieved 2016-06-20. in 1967, and less than a year later he had won the Robert Capa Gold Medal for his coverage of the Siege of Hue 
  21. ^ Capa, Capa & Karia 1974, p. 127. 1970: "Anonymous"
  22. ^ Faas, Horst; Page, Tim (November 1997). "Requiem". The Digital Journalist. Retrieved 2016-06-20. After his death in Cambodia('Died: October 28, 1970'), he received the Robert Capa Gold Medal 
  23. ^ Pomeroy, Charles (13 September 2011). Foreign Correspondents in Japan. Tuttle. ISBN 978-1-46290-194-4. Retrieved 2016-07-19. in Vietnam 
  24. ^ Le Gall, Hervé (10 February 2011). "Hommage à Larry Burrows, photographe de guerre et homme de paix (1926-1971)." [Tribute to Larry Burrows, war photographer and man of peace (1926-1971).]. Shots.fr (in French). Retrieved 2016-07-07. Robert Capa Gold medal en 1971 
  25. ^ Kershaw 2012: "Indo-China"
  26. ^ Capa, Capa & Karia 1974, p. 127. 1973: "Limpkin"
  27. ^ "The Photographers Bio & Portfolios: David Burnett". Contact Press Images. 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  28. ^ "Raymond Depardon". PalmeraieEtDesert.fr. Retrieved 2016-06-21. 1973 
  29. ^ "The Robert Capa Gold Medal 1973". Overseas Press Club of America. 16 December 1973. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  30. ^ Desfor, Irving (25 May 1975). "Minamata pollution story told in Gene Smith Photos". Brownwood Bulletin  – via google.com indexing newspapers.com OCR extract (subscription required). Retrieved 2016-07-06. 
  31. ^ McDarrah, Gloria S.; McDarrah, Fred W.; McDarrah, Timothy S. (1 December 1998). The Photography Encyclopedia. Schirmer. ISBN 978-0-02865-025-8. Retrieved 2016-07-22. Smith's Minamata 
  32. ^ "Dirck Halstead, INC.". The Digital Journalist. Retrieved 2016-06-20. In 1975, he won the Robert Capa Gold Medal 
  33. ^ Winslow, Donald R. (11 July 2006). "Vietnam War Photojournalist Catherine Leroy, 60". NPPA. Retrieved 2016-06-20. in 1976 
  34. ^ Winslow, Donald R. (18 September 2009). "Eddie Adams' Archive Donated To University Of Texas Briscoe Center". NPPA. Retrieved 2016-06-20. in 1977 
  35. ^ "Susan Meiselas carrying the past, forward". Fotografie Forum Frankfurt. 9 March 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-21. (1979) 
  36. ^ "Kaveh Golestan". IranChamber.com. Retrieved 2016-06-21. In 1979 
  37. ^ "Still Moving: Photographs by Steve McCurry". Palmer Museum of Art. 14 June 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-21. in 1980 
  38. ^ "Post Correspondent Wins Award for Sadat Story". The Washington Post. 29 April 1982. Retrieved 2016-06-21. Rudi Frey of Time magazine 
  39. ^ "Snippet view". books.google.com. 1982. Retrieved 2016-07-15. 
  40. ^ "Image, Memory and the Paradox of Peace". The University of Texas at Austin. 17 April 2008. Retrieved 2016-06-21. In 1982 
  41. ^ a b c d e "James Nachtwey leaves VIII Photo". The Daily Telegraph. 11 April 2013. Retrieved 2016-06-19. Robert Capa Gold Medal (1983, 1984, 1986, 1994 and 1998) 
  42. ^ "Overseas Press Club awards for 1985". UPI. 16 April 1986. Retrieved 2016-06-21. Peter Magubane, a resident of Soweto, South Africa, for pictures of life in his country 
  43. ^ "Knott wins award for haiti photos". The Boston Globe  – via PqArchiver.com (subscription required). 20 April 1988. p. 82. Retrieved 2016-07-05. 
  44. ^ "The Overseas Press Club Thursday awarded its top foreign...". UPI. 11 May 1989. Retrieved 2016-06-21. Chris Steel-Perkins, Time magazine, for 'Graveside Terror.' 
  45. ^ Chapnick 1994, p. 285: "in 1990"
  46. ^ Warren, Mathew R. (4 March 2011). "Rebuilding Lives in Former Soviet Lands". The New York Times. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  47. ^ a b "Overseas Press Club Gives Award to Terry Anderson". The New York Times. 6 May 1992. Retrieved 2016-06-16. their work in 1991 during the club's 53d annual awards dinner 
  48. ^ a b Richards, Roger (August 2004). "View from the Photo Desk: Luc Delahaye". The Digital Journalist. Retrieved 2016-06-18. he received the Overseas Press Club's Robert Capa Gold Medal (2002 & 1993) 
  49. ^ "About Paul Watson". ArcticStarCreativity.com. Retrieved 2016-07-04. his 1993 Somalia image 
  50. ^ Macleod, Duncan (27 February 2009). "Anthony Suau wins World Press Photo Award". theInspirationRoom.com. Retrieved 2016-07-03. in 1995 
  51. ^ "Overseas Press Club, New York". American Photo. July–August 1997. p. 25. Retrieved 2016-07-02. Announced: April 1997 
  52. ^ Page, Tim (September 2005). "Separations of Neil". The Digital Journalist. Retrieved 2016-06-20. including the 1997 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award 
  53. ^ Seno, Alexandra A. (20 December 2010). "A Photographer's View of Balinese Rituals". WSJ. Retrieved 2016-06-19. Robert Capa Gold Medal award in 1999 
  54. ^ a b "Overseas Press Club Presents 20 International Reporting Awards". PR Newswire. 26 April 2001. Retrieved 2016-06-18. OPC's 62nd Annual Awards Dinner 
  55. ^ a b DeFoore, Jay (30 April 2004). "Carolyn Cole Wins Another Major Photo Award". Editor & Publisher. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  56. ^ "Ashley Gilbertson Wins The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award For Coverage Of Fallujah". NPPA. 15 April 2005. Retrieved 2016-06-17. 
  57. ^ "IRP Fellow Chris Hondros receives 2005 Robert Capa award for photography". International Reporting Project. Retrieved 2016-06-17. 
  58. ^ "The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award 2006". OPC. 16 December 2006. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  59. ^ "The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award 2007". OPC. 16 December 2007. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  60. ^ "The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award 2008". OPC. 16 December 2008. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  61. ^ "The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award 2009". OPC. 22 April 2010. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  62. ^ "The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award 2010". OPC. 27 April 2011. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  63. ^ "The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award 2011". OPC. 28 April 2012. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  64. ^ Wallace, Vaughn (24 April 2013). "2013 Overseas Press Club Winners Announced". Time. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  65. ^ Katz, Andrew (30 April 2015). "Marcus Bleasdale Wins Robert Capa Gold Medal". Time. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  66. ^ Lowry, Rachel (28 April 2016). "Bassam Khabieh Wins Robert Capa Gold Medal". Time. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  67. ^ a b Boorstein, Tamara (28 April 2016). "77th Annual Overseas Press Club Awards". OPC. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Capa, Robert; Capa, Cornell; Karia, Bhupendra (30 September 1974). Robert Capa, 1913-1954. Volume 1 of Icp Library of Photographers. Grossman. ISBN 978-0-67060-095-3. 
  • Chapnick, Howard (1994). Truth Needs No Ally: Inside Photojournalism. University of Missouri. ISBN 978-0-82620-955-9. 
  • Kershaw, Alex (31 May 2012). Blood & Champagne: The Life and Times of Robert Capa. Pan Macmillan. ISBN 978-0-33049-250-8. 

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