Exhibition Presents Photographs of José A. Figueroa’s "Other" Life in Cuba

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LOS ANGELES, CA.- Couturier Gallery presents Mis 60 / My 60s, an exhibition of prominent photographer José A. Figueroa’s images of the barely-remembered “other” life in Cuba of the 1960s, the social everyday existence not portrayed by Revolutionaries, military outfits or arms. The forty photographs document quotidian life that paralleled the customs and styles prevalent elsewhere in the world, from mod and hip fashion to signs of flower power and “free” love. The exhibition began September 11th (through October 16), with the Artist’s Reception, lecture and book signing that will take place Sunday, Sept. 19th. José A. Figueroa (Havana, 1946), has covered uninterruptedly, as photographer, more than four decades of the life of his nation Cuba. Due to his age, social background and training, he is part of a “transitional generation” that was, at the triumph of the Cuban Revolution in