Recent Acquisitions

Cuba by Korda

Newly acquired by the Library is this fascinating book on the Cuban photographer Alberto Korda, titled Cuba by Korda.  The images and accompanying text document his transition from studio fashion work to Fidel Castro's official photographer.  As evidenced by the cover image, Korda is the photographer of the famous picture of Che Guevara, on teeshirts worldwide.  The account of how he came to take the photo is recounted here as well.  TR654 .K653 2006