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Roberto Salas: Pictures from the Revolution

May 29, 2018 through July 29, 2018
  • Roberto Salas, Fidel y Che.
  • Roberto Salas, Nueva York, 1959.
  • Roberto Salas, Premier Día.
  • Roberto Salas, Fidel Castro at the United Nations, New York.
  • Roberto Salas, La Bandera y SL.
  • Roberto Salas, Havana, 1965.
  • Roberto Salas, 1 Mayo, 1961.

Roberto Salas is a New York–born Cuban photographer who traveled to Havana in 1959 with his father, Osvaldo, to document Fidel Castro’s rise to power. The photographs in this solo exhibition, drawn from Sheldon’s permanent collection, present significant moments from the Cuban revolution as well as intimate portrayals of Castro and other key figures from the time.