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Cuba in Revolution



Luís Korda: <EM>Fidel Castro and Comandante Camilo Cienfuegos entering Havana</EM>,January 8, 1959© The Korda Estate, Havana, CubaCourtesy International Art Heritage Foundation
Luís Korda: Fidel Castro and Comandante Camilo Cienfuegos entering Havana,
January 8, 1959
© The Korda Estate, Havana, Cuba
Courtesy International Art Heritage Foundation
Cuba in Revolution
UNITED STATES
NEW YORK  •  International Center of Photography  •  Ongoing
 
Tracing the movement from the triumphal entry of the rebels into Havana on January 1, 1959, to the abortive Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 and the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962, this exhibition shows the influence of photography in recording and encouraging the revolutionary movement in Cuba. Among the most outstanding works in this exhibition of rare vintage prints are Alberto Korda's famous portrait of Che Guevara titled "Heroic Guerrilla" and never-before-seen images of Che's death in Bolivia in 1967. The show features work from over thirty photographers, including important images of pre-Revolutionary Cuba in the 1950s by Constantino Arias as well as classic images by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Raúl Corrales, and Burt Glinn, among others. Cuba in Revolution explores everyday life in Cuba before and after the Revolution.

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