Cuba, then and now


February 03, 2000|By Glenn McNatt

Fifty years of Cuban history are recalled in the photographs of Alberto Diaz Korda and Jose Alberto Figueroa, on view at C. Grimaldis Gallery in Baltimore through Feb. 26.

Both Korda and Figueroa were among Cuban leader Fidel Castro's official photographers, though at different times. Korda portrayed the heady days of the revolution, while Figueroa shows contemporary Havana. In conjunction with the exhibit, Korda will lecture at the Maryland Institute, College of Art's Mount Royal Station Auditorium tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. For more information about the lecture, call 410-225-2300.

The C. Grimaldis Gallery is at 523 N. Charles St. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5: 30 p.m., and Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Call 410-539-1080.

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