La Habana. Inkl. 4 CDs

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Edel Germany GmbH, 2003 - Architecture - 112 pages
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In his fascinating images, star photographer Robert Polidori casts an objective glance at and behind the decaying facades of the Cuban capital. Accompanied by original Cuban music, which moves back and forth between deep melancholy and unbridled joie de vivre, the viewer can experience the soul of Cuba and the soul of Havana through the inhabitant's faces, architecture, and music. Music CDs: Authentic sounds of Cuba on four CDs, including original recordings from the clubs and streets of Havana.

 

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Robert Polidori, born in Montreal in 1951, lives in New York. He is an aesthete of built space; his photographs totally redefine the photography of architecture. Exceptional city portraits capture places almost lost from view and lend them a captivating, melancholy magic that makes Polidori's pictures utterly original. His works have been exhibited in Paris, Brasilia, New York, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker, and has been featured in Geo and Architectural Digest Germany. He has received numerous honors, including a World Press Award and two Alfred Eisenstaedt Awards, one of them for the work in Havana.

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