My dad & Capa

October 22nd is my dad's birthday. He was born in Caracas, Venezuela, on October 22nd 1954. Marco Antonio González, but everyone just calls him Marco, to not confuse him with my brother (who is named Marco Antonio as well). October 22nd is also Robert Capa's birthday. He was born in Budapest, Hungary, on October 22nd… Continue reading My dad & Capa

THANK YOU FOR THE BIRTHDAY GIFT ROBERT CAPA

"Capa was one of the century's great storytellers, both as a photographer and in life, which is a reason we still revere him, and whatever questions linger about his fidelity no longer matter very much, because his images have passed from news into the vague category of art, where the line between truth and fiction… Continue reading THANK YOU FOR THE BIRTHDAY GIFT ROBERT CAPA

The Shower, with special guests Robert Capa and Herve Guibert

I’m standing in the shower. I have a blog post “due” tomorrow. I was going to relay my visit to Ohio and to share my excitement about the energy I felt in downtown Youngstown, the rust belt gem I once called home. “Murder Capital, USA” of the 90s, was now alive with restaurants and bars—and… Continue reading The Shower, with special guests Robert Capa and Herve Guibert