Photographs Taken and Signed by Alberto Korda Offered at Dominic Winter

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE.- Dominic Winter will auction a group of seven Cuba photographs taken and signed by Alberto Korda at their auction house in South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, on Thursday 4th March. The photographs were all acquired privately from the photographer Keith Cardwell who, in turn, obtained them from Korda himself before his death in 2001. Keith Cardwell knew Korda very well and set up a Korda exhibition in Savannah, USA, in 1999. He also helped mounted the Cuba Si! exhibition of Cuban photographers in 2000 at Royal National Theatre, London. Chris Albury, Auctioneer and Photography Specialist said: “This is a great group of Korda’s photographs of Revolutionary Cuba and like all great pictures they tell can a story without the need for additional words. I love the Capitalism v Communism irony of the photos of Che and Fidel playing golf in military uniform and of Fidel meeting Ernest Hemingway, but I al