Photo/Painting Expo of Fidel Castro

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HT Photo Feature

HAVANA TIMES – Artists of different trends in the visual arts and different generations engaged in a project of artistic creation which integrates various techniques of painting with snapshots from different photographers who accompanied Fidel Castro at different historical moments.

Fidel2The photographers include: Osvaldo Salas, Liborio Noval, Paul Knight and Alex Castro alongside a large number of artists, Flora Fong, Zaida del Rio, Jose Fuster, Roberto Diago, Fabelo Ronerto.

The exhibition was inaugurated in the halls of the ALBA Cultural Center in Havana as a tribute to Cuban leader Fidel Castro on his 87th birthday on August 13, 2013.

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2 thoughts on “Photo/Painting Expo of Fidel Castro

  • Does anybody else find these paintings tacky at best and down-right creepy at worst? Isn’t this taking the Personality Cult a bit far?

    Actually, I’d like to paint one of those clichéd black velvet paintings of dogs playing poker, with Fidel at the table. The other dogs could be painted to look like Kennedy, Khrushchev and Che, while the poker chips would be missiles. Yeah, that would be good art. ////!

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  • I, love them why? I am a lover of truth and Fidel as well as all he has done for Cuba ( i would rather Cuba not be like Puerto Rico)
    People who have neevr lived here can only talk the writers do not live in Cuba they live elsewhere writing from afar about what they are told by the Miami right Go figure

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