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Fidel Castro: Those who lead are human not gods

Fidel human

Sculptor Enzo Gallo Chiapardi hurriedly crafted a bust of Fidel on the night before the Caravan of Liberty reached Havana, January 8, 1959, after triumphantly crossing the island following the Rebel Army’s victory. With the same speed, upon hearing the news of the sculpture erected near the Colombia military base, Fidel ordered that it be immediately removed, to the Italian artist’s dismay.

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José Manuel Fors awarded 2016 National Prize for Visual Arts

Premio artes plasticas 2016

Havana-born artist José Manuel Fors (1956) received the 2016 National Visual Arts Prize in recognition of his successful career and experimental work with photography and installations.