Richard Whelan: Cultural historian, dead

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Cultural historian; noted curator and author; biographer of three legendary photographers, Robert Capa, Alfred Stieglitz, and Cornell Capa, Founding Director of the International Center of Photography, Richard was Consulting Curator of the Robert and Cornell Capa Archives at ICP. A longtime faculty member, Richard also lectured and wrote extensively on photography and art. His most recent projects for ICP included exhibitions and publications on the work of Robert Capa and Gerda Taro. The Board and staff mourn the passing of our colleague and friend whose scholarship made such a significant contribution to preserving and honoring the work of our founder, Cornell Capa, his brother Robert Capa, and many others.

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