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/ NO. 10 THE POSTERS OF THE ICAIC . CUBAN FILM INSTITUTE

– Just three months after the 1959 victory in Cuba, the ICAIC [Instituto Cubano del Arte y la Industria Cinematogr√°ficos or the Cuban Film Institute] was created. It’s arrival came as a result of the first culture law of the … Continue reading

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/ NO. 9 OUR ENEMY IS IMPERIALISM, NOT ABSTRACT ART . FIDEL CASTRO

– [Cuban Poster Art Part One: OSPAAAL] “The art of the Revolution will be internationalist, at the same time as it will be tightly bound to the national roots. We shall encourage the legitimate and combative cultural expressions of Latin … Continue reading

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/ NO. 7 WARHOL VS. CASTRO . THE QUEST FOR POWER

– A couple of weeks ago, I happened to stumble upon some biographical bits on Andy Warhol. I noticed that the formula he had created to gain fame paralleled the formula in which Fidel Castro had created to gain notoriety … Continue reading

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